Music by Jeanine Tesori
Libretto by Tazewell Thompson
Tazewell Thomspon and Jeanine Tesori’s Blue opened at The Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, New York, on July 14, 2019.
Co-Production with The Glimmerglass Festival, Washington National Opera, and Lyric
Opera of Chicago
Copyright held by Glimmerglass or the photographer. Photos must be licensed for use.
Artistic Team & Credits
Director: Tazewell Thompson
Conductor: John Demain
Associate Director: Ellen Jackson
Movement Director: N/A
Set Designer: Donald Eastman
Costume Designer: Jessica Jahn
Lighting Designer: Robert Wierzel
Sound Designer: Joel Morain
Projections Designer: N/A
Projected Titles Translation: Kelley Rourke
Hair & Makeup Designer: Cassie Williams
Stage Manager: Christopher Staub
Principals: 4w, 6m
Men’s Chorus: 0
Women’s Chorus: 0
Children’s Chorus: 0
Supers: 1 Boy Super (Young Son)
Built by: The Glimmerglass Festival Scene Shop
Minimum Width: 65’-0” (65’-0”)
Minimum Depth: 50’-0” (50’-0”)
Line sets used for show scenery*: 2
Height of tallest hanger: 32’-0”
Width of widest hanger: 53’-0”
Stock items used*: 5 Borders, 1 DSBOC, 6
Number of trailers needed: 1 Scenery Truck + 1 Prop/Costume Truck
*Rental Does NOT Include Stock Items
Built by: The Glimmerglass Festival Prop Shop
Number of road boxes with sizes:
Prop Box 1/2: 8’-0” x 4’-1” x 4’-2” 750 lbs.
Prop Box 2/2: 8’-0” x 4’-1” x 4’-2” 825 lbs.
Additional items outside of road boxes:
Mother’s Bed, Son’s Bed, Hospital Bed, Dining Table, Pew, Bar and Runoff Platform, Coffin, Sideboard.
Stock items not included: N/A
Built by: The Glimmerglass Festival Costume Shop.
Contact The Glimmerglass Festival for more information.
Stock items not included: Shoes and Wigs
Audio/Video/Special Effects Information:**
Recorded Sound cues: N/A
Sound Cues. N/A
Sound Cues Created by: N/A
Microphone used on Thunder Sheet in Pit for Prologue
**Additional royalty required for use of sound effects.
Practicals: Blue Bar
Types of Connections: 7’ RGB LED Tape, and 7’ Warm White LED Tape.
Type of power/amount: 12vDC battery 3aH. Shared 12v+ source among all LED Channels. Separate Negative.
Projected Titles Information:**
Available in Powerpoint/Word format.
**Additional royalty required for use of titles.
|Load In:||23||Run Crew:||24|
|Props:||2||Stage Hands:||4 (0 in costume)|
|Light Board Operator:||1|
|Deck Electricians:||1 (2 in union house)|
|Hair & Makeup:||2|