STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Pittsburgh Opera's PAUL'S CASE, Opening 2/22

Pittsburgh Opera presents Second Stage Project: PAUL'S CASE, February 22, 25, 28; March 2, 2014 at George R. White Studio, Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters. Music by Gregory Spears • Libretto By Gregory Spears and Kathryn Walat. PAUL'S CASE is part of Pittsburgh Opera's 2014 American Opera Series.

Check out a sneak peek below!

Willa Cather's 1905 story of a Pittsburgh boy whose social aspirations drive him to escape to New York City is now a singular, haunting experience on our "Second Stage" in Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters. After a short time living the high life at the Waldorf-Astoria, Paul's longings are crushed in a wrenching finale. The premiere of Paul's Case (April 2013) received rave reviews.

The Cast features Daniel Curran *, Paul Alex DeSocio *, Father Phillip Gay *, Principal/Bellboy Rebecca, BelczykHistory Teacher /Singer 1 / Maid 1, Samantha Korbey *, Drawing Teacher /Singer 2 / Maid 2 Nicole Rodin *, English Teacher /Maid 3 Christopher Toeller, Yale Boy.

The Creative Team features: Conductor Glenn Lewis, Stage Director George Cederquist *, Set Designer(s) Pittsburgh Opera, Costume Designer Antonia West, Lighting Designer Jerome Sherk.

Assistant Conductor James Lesniak, Director of Musical Studies Mark Trawka, Associate Coach/Pianist James Lesniak, Hair & Makeup Designer James D. Geier, Assistant Director TBA

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Pittsburgh Opera's PAUL'S CASE, Opening 2/22