2019: ‘Voices from the Tower’ Festival

August 11–26
Summer Shares at La MaMa

66 East 4th Street (btw Bowery & 2nd Ave)

Our 2019 Festival celebrates the powerful presence, contributions, and leadership of women in opera from its very origins.¬† To bookend this story, we offer Francesca Caccini’s 1625 opera¬†La liberazione di Ruggiero, the first opera by a woman, and the LATEST opera by women: Princess Maleine, by composer Whitney George and librettist Bea (Brittany) Goodwin.


La liberazione di Ruggiero

August 10, 11m, 15, 17, 23, 25m

La liberazione di Ruggiero

Princess Maleine

August 16, 18m, 20, 22, 24

Bea Goodwin, Stage Director
Chris Fecteau and Whitney George, Conductor and Music Director

Princess Maleine

Cendrillon

August 21, 24m

Cendrillon

Les Boulangers

August 17m


Creative Team & Production Staff

Dante Olivia Smith, Lighting Designer
Claire Townsend, Costume Designer