NOVA Center for the Performing Arts -- Billings, Montana

Festival of One Act

Poster by Melanie Fabrizius

Festival of One-Act Operas
October 14, 15* 19, 20, 21, 22*


Image by Melanie Fabrizius
The Lantern Marriage-A young farmer Guillot has affection for his orphan cousin Denise, who was entrusted to him by their uncle Mathurin. He hides his feelings by treating her roughly, driving her to despair. Both write to their uncle: him for money, her for advice.


Act II
The Lantern Marriage

Director - Doug Nagel
Accompanist Emily Walker

Cast A
Guillot - Ben Meyer
Denise - Madyson Feuerstein
Fanchette - Margaret Schwarz
Catherine - Kristy Dallas
Constable - Kieran Beebe

Cast B
Guillot - Travis Kuehn
Denise - Marisa Getchell
Fanchette - Brooke Moncada
Catherine - Malia Howell
Constable - Kieran Beebe

Stage Manager - Debra Gloor
Assistant Stage Manager - Jane Van Dyk
Technical Director - Dan Nickerson
Lighting Technician - Wayne Pierce
Costumer - Mary Ann Connors


Image by Melanie Fabrizius
The Telephone -Lucy spends much of her time on the telephone. When her boyfriend, Ben, visits her intending to propose marriage, the telephone rings repeatedly, interrupting Ben every time he is about to pop the question.

Act I
The Telephone
Director - Dodie Rife
Accompanist - Emily Walker
Lucy - Taylor Tucker
Ben - Kieran Beebe


Bon Apetit

Image by Melanie Fabrizius
Bon Appetit-With an abandon that is characteristically Julia Child, singer Michelle Berger she stages a race between a hand beater and a mixing machine and is caught up in the exercise.


Bon Appétit!
Director - Stella Fong
Accompanist - Sandi Rabas
Julia Child - Michelle Berger
Assistant - Debra Gloor



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