Letters That You Will Not Get

Letters That You Will Not Get: Women’s Voices from the Great War

Synopsis: Letters That You Will Not Get: Women’s Voices from the Great War gives voice to American, British, European, Asian, African and Caribbean women affected by WWI through a series of vignettes that share their responses to the war—from enthusiasm to resignation; support to opposition; the war’s beginning to its end. Combining powerful contemporary music with excerpts from women’s writings on both sides of the conflict, Letters tells the story of the Great War as experienced by the women who lived through it.
Running Time: 75 minutes. In English.

Composed by
Kirsten Volness

Libretto by
Kate Holland and Susan Werbe

Stage Director
Kate Bergstrom

Music Director
Mila Henry

Co-Set Designer
Sara Brown

Costume Designer / Co-Set Designer
An-Lin Dauber

Co-Lighting Designer
Masha Tsimring

Co-Lighting Designer
Krista Smith

Projections Designer
Stefania Bulbarella

Production Manager
Alyssa Van Gorder

Associate Producer
Caitlin McKechney

Production Stage Manager
Becca Pickett

Asst. Stage Manager / Asst. Production Manager
Analiese Puzon

Production Assistants
Rosamund Dyer & Jay St. Flono

Rehearsal Pianist
Kamilla Arku

CAST
Maria Maxfield, Soprano
Jessica Sandidge, Soprano
Sarah Beckham-Turner, Soprano
Caitlin McKechney, Mezzo-soprano
Tesia Kwarteng, Mezzo-soprano ***
Tharanga Goonetilleke, Soprano
Cover singers: Caitlin Mead, Patrice P. Eaton, Nivi Ravi

*** Tesia Kwarteng appears courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.

QUINTET
Andie Tanning, Violin I
Sunny Sheu, Violin II
Tia Allen, Viola
Titilayo Ayangade, Cello
Eleonore Oppenheim, Double Bass

July 29 – 31 | Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 5 pm

SINGLE TICKETS
$30.00 Mainstage
$15.00 Students, Seniors and Working Artists

If you can’t attend the performances from July 29-31, the American Opera Project will be extending this run one more week (August 4-7). Click here to buy tickets.

Group tickets and financial assistance for those in need are available.
Contact us at onwomen@irondale.org.

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