Roméo et Juliette (2004)

Music by Charles Gounod (1818–1893)
Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michael Carré
after the play by William Shakespeare

Sung in French

Conducted by Michael Morgan
Directed by Josemaria Condemi
Set Design by Cameron Anderson
Evening: Aug. 14, 17, 20; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Aug. 22; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
the Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

Cast (in order of appearance):

Tybalt: J. Raymond Meyers*
Paris: Paul Ford*
Capulet: Bojan Knezevic
Juliette: Rebecca Garcia*
Mercutio: Brian Leerhuber
Roméo: Isaac Hurtado*
Gertrude: Darla Wigginton
Gregorio: Aram Barsamian*
Friar Laurence: John Minagro
Stephano: Julia Hunt Nielsen
Benvolio: Wayne J. Davis
Duke of Verona: John Kendall Bailey*

* Festival Opera debut
Roméo et Juliette

Roméo et Juliette
Juliette (Rebecca Garcia) and Roméo
(Isaac Hurtado) find love at first sight.
Photo by Tom Bacon
Roméo et Juliette
Roméo is sentenced to exile after
the killing of Tybalt.
Photo by Natalie Lane
Roméo et Juliette
Juliette is thought dead after
swallowing a sleeping potion.
Photo by Natalie Lane
Roméo et Juliette
The lovers reunite before Roméo is
to be banished.
Photo by David Kingsbury