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Photos from recent productions:

presented Gilbert and Sullivan's

Princess Ida

March 16, 17, 18*, 23 & 24**, 2007
St. Luke's School Performing Arts Center- click for directions

Directed by Andrea Andresakis
Musical Director, Christopher James Hisey
Associate Musical Director, Dorothy Kolinsky
Set Design by Carl Mezoff
Lighting Design by Rick Churchill

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What's it all about?

Short Attention Span Plot Summary

Proud Princess puts Prince's plans in peril.
Pompous patriarch pits paladins against popinjays.
Prince placates Princess and prospers.


Princess Ida - Leslie Uhl
Lady Psyche - Linda Palmer
Lady Blanche - Karen McCormick
Melissa - Carolyn Korn
Saccharissa - Molly Lazer
Chloe - Rachel Cohen
Ada - Christina Richardson
for Blanche - Wendy Falconer
King Hildebrand - Tom Zimmerman
King Gama - David Schancupp
Hilarion - Alex Greenshields
Cyril - Dima Iogman
Florian - Frank Sisson
Arac - John Matilaine
Guron - Dexter Anderson
Scynthius - Bill Lamoureux
for Gama - Jim Cooper
Women's chorus:

Kathleen Bernadette, Rose Eugene, Wendy Falconer, Marion Greig, May Hayashida, Silloo Madan, Laura Pincus, Ruth-Anne Ring, Joan Rosenthal, Joan Stietzel, Ada Ustjanauskas, Joyce Veishlow.

Men's chorus:

Bill Abbott, Arnold Cohen, Aaron Cohen, Jim Cooper, Martin Diamond, Jim Hisey II, Mike Kornfield, Guy Stretton, Yoshio Suzuki, Bernie Warmflash



Troupers Light Opera Company is the Gilbert and Sullivan performing group in Fairfield County, Connecticut. We generally perform one show per year in the Spring and schedule other activities in the summer and fall. For further information on joining Troupers or coming to our shows, contact any member of the Board of Directors.

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Troupers Light Opera
Box 859
Darien, CT 06820-0859

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