Jake Heggie’s ‘Dead Man Walking’ by Opera on the Avalon
Dead Man Walking
A JOURNEY OF FAITH
Dead Man Walking is an opera in two acts which tells the journey of a Louisiana nun who becomes the spiritual advisor to a convicted murderer on Angola’s death row.
Tickets available at www.holyhearttheatre.com
Estimated run time of 2 hours and 45 minutes including one 20 minute intermission.
Sung in English with English surtitles.
Please note: Dead Man Walking will contain brief nudity, graphic violence and explicit language.
Conductor: Judith Yan
Director: James Marvel
Scenic Designer: Holly Meyer-Dymny
Lighting Designer: Brian Kenny
Assistant Conductor: Kimberley-Ann Bartczak
Costume Designer: Fionnuala McMahon
Head of Production: Mara Bredovskis
Joseph De Rocher, a death row inmate: Morgan Smith
Sister Helen Prejean, a young nun from Louisiana: Deborah Nansteel
Sister Rose, co-worker and close friend to Sister Helen: Brittany Robinson
Mrs. Patrick De Rocher, Joseph’s mother: Margaret Lattimore
George Benton, prison warden: César Méndez Silvagnoli
Owen Hart, father of the murdered girl: Aaron Durand
Jade Boucher, mother of the murdered boy: Beste Kalender
Kitty Hart, mother of the murdered girl: Brittany Cann
Howard Boucher, father of the murdered boy: Ryan Downey
Sister Catherine: Julie Ekker
Sister Lillianne: Marina Davis
Father Grenville, prison chaplain: Raymon Geis
For full details: operaontheavalon.com/dead-man-walking