Sep 26, 30, Oct 2, 7, 10, 14, 16, 21, 23, 24, 2015

Chicago Fringe Opera opens its second season with an opera experience like you’ve never imagined. Benjamin Britten’s ghostly chamber opera ‘The Turn of the Screw’ is presented as an immersive guided tour of the famous Berger Park mansion, transformed into a haunted house. Audience members journey through the rooms of the house as the opera unfolds. Join us for this unusual setting of Henry James’s haunting story of terror and mystery.

Cast

*Alternate Cast Performing October 2, 10 & 23

Governess

Katy Compton

Quint/Prologue

Scott Brunscheen

Flora

Elyse Kakacek

Miles

Jonathan Zeng

Miss Jessel

Angela De Venuto

Mrs. Grose

Giovanna Jacques

Governess*

Kaileen Miller

Quint/Prologue*

Nathan Ward

Miles*

Jared Esguerra

Miss Jessel*

Jessie Lyons

Mrs. Grose*

Nicole Hager

Artistic Team

Artistic Director
Production & Stage Director
Lighting Designer
Rebecca Jeffords
Costume Designer
Carolyn Sullivan
Scenic Designer
Alan Schwanke
Sound Designer
Pianist
Pianist

Acclaim

  • It’s a wonderfully engrossing experience...truly 3-D, with characters and music moving throughout the audience.

    Chicago Stage Standard

Supported by The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation