Petite Opera announces cast for its upcoming Cinderella

Petite Opera’s production of Cinderella by Jules Massenet runs November 2-17, 2012

From November 2-17, Petite Opera will produce the rarely seen Jules Massenet version of Cinderella, (French title Cendrillon).  As with all Petite Opera productions, the work will be performed in English.  Run time will be approximately 2-1/4 hours.
This jewel is suitable for all ages, from the young, to the young at heart.  The work possesses a depth of musical beauty and characters sometimes lacking in other versions of the classic tale.  

Our fabulous cast includes:
Lucette (Cinderella, aka Cendrillon): 
Melissa Arning, Louise Rogan
Prince Charming: 
Katherine Dalin, Sheryl Veal
Fairy Godmother (La Fee):  
Rachel Sparrow, Diana Stoic Richardson
Pandolfe (Cinderella’s father):  
Robert Morrissey, DaRell Haynes
Madame de la Haltiere (Cinderella’s Stepmother):
Corrine Wallace, Robin Bradley
Noemie (Cinderella’s stepsister):
Katy J. Compton
Marianna Adaire (cover)
Dorothee (Cinderella’s stepsister):
Malia Ropp
Prime Minister:
Austin Illenberg
Dean of Faculty:
Enrico Bellomo
King (La Roi):
Russ Begitschke
Fairy Chorus:
Marianna Adaire, Adrienne Grove, JulieAnn Zavala

Servants Chorus:
Enrico Bellomo, Austin Illenberg, Caroline Patterson, Carolyn Sampson, Shea Walters, Megan Wilcox
Executive Director:
Susan Baushke

Director of Production:
Steven Arvanites
Stage Director:
Cathy Dunn-Protopapas
Music Director:
Jason Carlson

Repetiteur/Vocal Coach:



Alyssa Arrigo





Stage Manager/Props Mistress:
Anna Morrell

Costume Designer:
Jericka Hucke
Lighting Designer:
Betsy Sklena
Scenic Designer/Artist:
Paula Mrazek

Set Design and Construction:
David Carmona
Don’t miss this wonderful 2012 production!
7:30 PM: FRIDAYS November 2, 9, and 16 and SATURDAYS November 3, 10 and 17
4:00 PM: SUNDAYS November 4, and 11

Mary Wilson House Beyer Auditorium
part of St. Mary’s Episcopal church campus
306 S Prospect Ave (at Crescent Ave)
Park Ridge, IL






$25 for adults
$22 for Seniors
$15 for Students
Children under age 5 are free
Call 847.553.4442 to reserve tickets (payment by cash or check), 
or order tickets online via credit card (convenience fees apply)