Opera Theatre of Weston 


bringing opera to children and children to opera

Coming in January 2015! 

The East Coast Premiere 

(World Premiere of the newly revised version)


The Secret Garden

by composer Nolan Gasser, with a libretto by Carey Harrison


Based on Francis Hodgson Burnett’s classic masterpiece

Public performances at the Paramount Theatre, Rutland, VT Jan 4 2015

and the Weston Playhouse, Weston, VT Jan 10 and 11 2015

Opera for Kids program with a specially condensed and narrated version for children

Full two hour public matinees

Stunning scenic projections by Naomie Kremer, the designer of the original production at San Francisco Opera 

Many OTW favorites from previous productions :

L.R. Davidson (Papagena in The Magic Flute)  

Pablo Bustos (Tamino in The Magic Flute; The Snake in The Little Prince)

Christopher Besch (Sarastro in The Magic Flute; Noah in Noye’s Fludde)

Peggie Telscher (Mrs. Noah in Noye’s Fludde

Jody Rapport (The Witch in Hansel and Gretel)

Benjamin Bloomfield (Frank in Die Fledermaus)

Mary Gresock (Manchester Music Festival: Stars of Metropolitan Opera)


               We gratefully acknowledge the generous donations of:

Vermont Humanities Council

Supported in part by the Vermont Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed 

do not necessarily represent those of the VHC or NEH

Vermont Humanities Council