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The Flying Dutchman, October 2016

( Der Fliegende Hollӓnder)

Performed at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First Street, Downtown Livermore

September 24, 25 & October 1, 2 – 2016

MYTHIC ROMANCE. MONUMENTAL MUSIC – with Philip Skinner as the Dutchman.

The Dutchman, a ghostly sailor condemned to wander for all eternity, sets foot on land every seven years to search for a bride who can end the curse and bring him peace.  In a small Norwegian fishing village he encounters Senta, a young woman betrothed to a young man in the village.  She is obsessed with the Dutchman’s legend.  Can this finally be his chance for redemption? Can the power of true love break the curse and end his suffering?

Opening Gala

Sep. 24, 2016 4:00 pm

Cast

Dutchman – Philip Skinner
Senta – Marie Plette
Daland – Eugene Brancoveanu
Erik – David Gustafson
Mary – Edith Dowd
Steerman – Mason Neipp