amur 

 

a chamber opera by Michelle Sui

 

inspired by the 1981 film 

Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

 

Fassbinder's postwar German dancehall girls meet 

Patsy Cline in an American (day) dream / 

we meet in imagined waltzes along the Amur River revisiting home, memory, and inherited dislocations

 

written, composed, & directed by Michelle Sui 

 

assistant directed by Kevin Alexander Gallo 

 

set design by Phil Falino

 

video design by Coren Helene-Gitomer

 

lighting design by Ken Wills

 

poster art by Phil Falino

 

stage managed by Ana Schuler

 

production assisted by Jose Rivera Jr.

 

advised by Jonathan Hart Makwaia

 

featuring Meghan Hourigan, Amanda Roberge,

& Michelle Sui

 

Frederick Loewe Theater

NYC

 

May 1-3, 2014 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos by Phil Falino