The videos are from the premiere production
by the Moores Opera Center at the University of Houston.
Buck Ross, stage director
Raymond Harvey, music director
The opera has since been revised into two acts with about 8 minutes of additional cuts.
A fashionable widow with a vicious tongue.
Katherine De Young, Kaarin Phelps
her henchman, a vile intriguer.
a deceptive liar and conniver.
Chaz Corder, Stephen Ash
his brother. A good-hearted lover of wine, women and gambling.
David Catalano, Dalton Woody
Sir Oliver Surface
Their uncle, a wealthy business man just returned from the East Indies after 15 years. Poses as Mr. Stanley and Mr. Premium.
Joihnny Salvesen, Jason Zacher
Sir Peter Teazle,
formerly a confirmed bachelor; recently married to Lady Teazle.
Andrew Gilstrap, Ivan Ley
his young trophy wife with expensive tastes
Flora Wall, Katherine Armantrout Ewell
Sir Peter’s ward in love with Charles. An heiress.
Asha Brooke, Clare Demer
A flighty, eccentric gossip
Michelle Girardot, Kanisha Feliciano
Sir Benjamin Backbite,
a flamboyant gossip
His uncle, an aging fop.
An old retainer of the Surface family.
Chance Olsen, Jarrell Comeaux
a money lender.
a gambler. Friend of Charles.
a skirt chaser. Friend of Charles.
a drunkard. Friend of Charles.
Servant to Lady Sneerwell
Servant to Sir Peter
Servant to Joseph