Friday, November 19, 2004


Helen LaBelle – a singer, particularly of French repertoire
Coloratura Soprano
Guy Carteblanche – General Director of the Paris Light Opera Works
BasseTaille/Lyric Baritone
Caresse Decolletage – a notoriously lusty singer, Helen’s rival
Coloratura Soprano
Brad Shillwell – a young tenor, ambitious to a fault
Tenore di Grazia/Tenor-Bouffe
Janeane Clarke – a level-headed artistic administrator
Speaking Role

Projected Orchestration:
1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 1 Clarinet, 1 Bassoon, 1 French Horn, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 1 percussionist, 1 Harp, onstage piano, Violin I (3 players) Violin 2 (3 players) Viola (2 players) Cello, Double Bass,

Running Time: One Hour, 10 minutes