2013-2014 Season Performances

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Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi

by Giacomo Puccini

November 3, 2013 at 3:00pm

E.C. Glass Civic Auditorium

Suor Angelica

Cast List 
Artistic Staff

Gianni Schicchi

Cast List 
Artistic Staff
Tickets Available August 1.

Bon Appétit

by Lee Hoiby

January 25 at 7:30pm and January 26 at 3:00pm 2014

Academy of Fine Arts Warehouse Theater

This charming opera is based on actual text from one of Julia Child’s best-loved television shows, when she bakes a French chocolate cake. Comic mezzo-soprano, Katherine Calcamuggio,will bring Julia Child’s wonderful style to operatic life in this delightful presentation.  Stage Director Geoff Kershner (Endstation Theatre) makes his Opera on the James debut with this delightful short opera. Songs about food and wine round out the event, performed by Scott WIlliamson and Amy Cofield-Williamson (Roanoke Opera) and pianist Tom Getty. More surprises to come as part of this fun event!

Set andLight Design - Jeff Wagoner

Costume and Wig Design - Aaron Chvatal


Saturday, January 25 - General Admission tickets are $35 and include a post-performance sparkling wine and chocolate reception with the cast.

Sunday, January 26 - General Admission tickets are $25

Meriwether Godsey, Inc - Lead Sponsor

Additional sponsors - farmbasket and Bank of the James

Tickets Available August 1.

Little Women

by Mark Adamo

March 28 at 7:30pm and March 30 at 3:00pm 2014

Academy of Fine Arts Warehouse Theater

Artistic Staff

  • Conductor - Carmine Aufiero
  • Stage Director – David Gately
  • Jo - Sarah Heltzel
  • Amy - Rachele Schmiege
  • Beth - Shannon Jones
  • Meg - Katie Pracht
  • Laurie - James Flora
  • John Brooke - Ryan Bradford
  • Dr. Bhaer - Peter Kendall Clark
  • Alma - Marcia Thom Kaley
  • Gideon - Wayne Kompelien
  • Cecilia - Ursula Kuhar
  • Costume Designer - Aaron Chvatal
  • Wig and Make-up Designer - Sondra Nottingham of Nottingham Designs

Preview Performance sponsored by The Honorable and Mrs. Elliot Schewel 

Performances sponsored by AREVA

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