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Artists’ Round Table: featuring artists from The Princeton Festival’s production of Madama Butterfly
May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Artists from the opera and production staff of The Princeton Festival’s upcoming production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly will share their personal experiences with the audience during this refreshing and stimulating forum. Hear the pleasures and perils faced both on stage and off, as the artists bring the opera to life for its opening performance. The Artists’ Round Table offers a rare opportunity to meet the performing artists up close and hear in their own voice how they develop their roles, interpretations, and insights. Marian Burleigh-Motley, a renowned interviewer, and lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will moderate. Richard Tang Yuk, Artistic Director of The Princeton Festival and Stephen LaCosse, Stage Director of The Princeton Festival’s production of Madama Butterfly will participate along with principal artists from the production.
This free, interactive program is sponsored by The Princeton Festival Guild. The event will take place in Cooper Conference Room, Erdman Center for Continuing Education at the Princeton Theological Seminary. A reception will follow the event. Visitor parking is available in the PTS Library parking lot.
The Princeton Festival presents Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly June 16, 24 and July 1, at the Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Centre, 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ. For ticket information and a complete listing of all Princeton Festival events, visit www.princetonfestival.org or call 609.258.ARTS (2787).