Samuel Faustine

Singer, Actor, Musician

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The Little Prince


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THE LITTLE PRINCE BY RACHEL PORTMAN

PERFORMANCES

SUNG IN ENGLISH WITH SUPERTITLES
2 ACTS WITH 1 INTERMISSION (2 HOURS)

DATES
Friday, December 7, at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 8, at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 8, at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 9, at 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION
Marines Memorial, Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, San Francisco

Opera Parallèle presents a new production of The Little Prince. Based on the beloved French novella (one of the most translated books in the world), Creative Director Brian Staufenbiel and Artistic Director/Conductor Nicole Paiement join forces to bring this poetic tale to life. This philosophical story for all ages, in which a pilot stranded in the desert meets a young prince who has fallen to Earth from a tiny asteroid, explores universal themes of friendship, love, loss, truth and innocence. Through the lens of a child-like wonder, the work makes profound observations about life and human nature.

Led by a strong cast of singers, and in collaboration with the San Francisco Girls Chorus, Saint-Exupéry’s timeless tale is told through lush music, colorful costumes, innovative staging and visual projections based on original illustrations by Matt Kish. This new production features a universal appeal with a feminist touch, as the principal characters are played by women and girls.

CAST


Eve Gigliotti (mezzo-soprano) as The Pilot
Kindra Scharich (mezzo-soprano) as The Fox
Sabrina Romero (soprano) as The Rose
Maggie Finnegan (soprano) as The Water
Samuel Faustine (tenor) as The Lamplighter/Drunkard
J. Raymond Meyers (tenor) as The Snake/Vain Man)
Zachary Lenox (baritone) as The Businessman
Philip Skinner  (bass-baritone) as The King

Members of the San Francisco Girls Chorus as the chorus of stars and birds
Sophia Stolte and Erin Enriquez as The LIttle Prince (alternating performances)

TIX: $25-75

Earlier Event: November 8
Songs for a New World
Later Event: February 2
A Little Night Music