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Theatre & Performing Arts, Music

Opera Festival of Chicago presents “Manon Lescaut”

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Opera Festival of Chicago
Cahn Auditorium
600 Emerson St
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Opera Festival of Chicago presents a star-studded cast in Giacomo Puccini’s hit opera based on Abbé Prévost’s novel. Premiered in 1893, “Manon Lescaut” is  the tragic tale revolves around Manon’s struggle between love and luxury.


  • Maria Natale (June 27 & 30) | Manon Lescaut
  • Jessica Sandidge (June 29) | Manon Lescaut
  • Eric Dubin | Lescaut
  • Matthew White (June 27 & 30) | Chevalier Renato des Grieux
  • Benjamin Werley (June 29) | Chevalier Renato des Grieux
  • Anthony Reed | Geronte di Ravoir
  • Reuben Lillie | Edmondo
  • David Greene | Dance Master/Lamplighter
  • Aurelien Mangwa | Sergeant at Arms
  • Chris Filipowicz | Innkeeper (L’Oeste) & Commander
  • Kevin Wheatle | Naval Captain
  • Floriana Hecker | Wig Maker
  • Lauryn Nelson | Solo Madrigal Singer
  • Gisella Milla, Elise Hurwitz, Vera Schmitz, Carmen Vizin | Quartet madrigal singers 

Also featuring the Opera Festival of Chicago Orchestra & Chorus.

Chicago Theatre Week is a program of the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago.


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