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OTELLO: Otello abuses Desdemona in public

OTELLO: Otello abuses Desdemona in public

Otello (Carl Tanner, right), enraged about rumors of her infidelity, throws Desdemona to the ground in front of important visitors. Photo: David Bachman.

OTELLO: Otello, jealous and violent

OTELLO: Otello, jealous and violent

Iago has convinced Otello (Carl Tanner) that Desdemona (Danielle Pastin) is unfaithful, and the "wrong" handkerchief confirms his suspicions. Photo by David Bachman.

OTELLO: Iago gloats over Otello

OTELLO: Iago gloats over Otello

Otello (Carl Tanner) suffers a seizure brought on by rage, and Iago (Anthony Michaels-Moore) gloats over him, holding the stolen handkerchief. Photo by David Bachman.

OTELLO: Otello draws his dagger

OTELLO: Otello draws his dagger

Realizing that Iago has manipulated him into killing his own wife, Otello (Carl Tanner) draws his dagger to kill himself. Photo by David Bachman.

RODELINDA: the queen mourns for her king

RODELINDA: the queen mourns for her king

Rodelinda (Resident Artist Jasmine Muhammad) believes her husband is dead, and mourns with her son Flavio (Simon Nigram). Photo by David Bachman.

RODELINDA: the royal family in captivity

RODELINDA: the royal family in captivity

The captive royal family enjoys a moment of felicity before they are separated again. Resident Artists Jasmine Muhammad and Corrie Stallings; Simon Nigram. Photo by David Bachman.

RODELINDA: unexpected help from Eduige

RODELINDA: unexpected help from Eduige

Rodelinda and Flavio (Resident Artist Jasmine Muhammad; Simon Nigram) get unexpected help from Eduige (Resident Artist Laurel Semerdjian), who once vied to be queen.  Photo by David Bachman.

RODELINDA: Bertarido is crowned again

RODELINDA: Bertarido is crowned again

His enemies vanquished Bertarido is returned to the throne. L-R, Adam Bonanni, Laurel Semerdjian, Jasmine Muhammad, Corrie Stallings; Zachary Wood, Simon Nigram. Photo: David Bachman.

SUMEIDA: Asakir brings out the knife

SUMEIDA: Asakir brings out the knife

Anticipating that Alwan will kill her husband's murderer, Asakir (Resident Artist Laurel Semerdjian) brings out the murder weapon for him to use. Photo by David Bachman.

SUMEIDA: Asakir explains to Sumeida

SUMEIDA: Asakir explains to Sumeida

Asakir (Resident Artist Laurel Semerdjian) explains to her nephew Sumeida (Resident Artist Adam Bonanni) how her son has fled from his family's blood feud. Photo by David Bachman.

SUMEIDA: Alwan is gone

SUMEIDA: Alwan is gone

Asakir (Resident Artist Laurel Semerdjian) explains to her horrified sister Mabrouka (Resident Artist Adelaide Boedecker) that Alwan has fled from his role in the blood feud, and will soon be buried.

CARMEN: kids, at the changing of the guard

CARMEN: kids, at the changing of the guard

The kids of Seville (Children's Festival Chorus members) greet the changing of the guard. Photo by David Bachman.

CARMEN: Micaela looks for Don Jose

CARMEN: Micaela looks for Don Jose

Micaëla (Resident Artist Jasmine Muhammad) looks for Don José in Seville, but is met by admiring soldiers, including overly-firendly Morales (Resident Alex DeSocio). Photo by David Bachman.

CARMEN: Escamillo enthralls the crowd

CARMEN: Escamillo enthralls the crowd

Bullfighter Escamillo sings about the glories of his career in the Toreador Song. Photo: David Bachman.

CARMEN: Carmen accepts her fate

CARMEN: Carmen accepts her fate

Carmen (Rinat Shaham) recalls the prediction of the cards, and is unafraid when Don José (AJ Glueckert) stalks her at Escamillo's bullfight. Photo by David Bachman

DAUGHTER: guns pointed at Tonio

DAUGHTER: guns pointed at Tonio

Tonio (Lawrence Brownlee, right) is greeted with French rifles when he comes looking for Marie. Photo by David Bachman.

DAUGHTER: Marie waits for a kiss

DAUGHTER: Marie waits for a kiss

Marie (Lisette Oropesa) waits for a kiss from Tonio (Lawrence Brownlee), but he wants to talk more about how much he loves her. Photo by David Bachman.

DAUGHTER: dancing lesson

DAUGHTER: dancing lesson

Marie (Lisette Oropesa) takes dancing lessons to please the Marquise...but it doesn't work out so well. Photo by David Bachman.

DAUGHTER: happy ending

DAUGHTER: happy ending

Marie and Tonio (Lisette Oropesa and Lawrence Brownlee) are allowed to wed, once the Marquise understands how much Marie loves her regimental "fathers" and Tonio. Photo by David Bachman.

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