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Vancouver stage veteran Norman Armour to direct world premiere of Pauline

Vancouver stage veteran Norman Armour to direct world premiere of Pauline

February 28, 2013
National

"Versatile Vancouver stage director and co-founder of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Norman Armour has been chosen to helm next year’s world premiere of Pauline, a chamber opera based on the life of legendary Canadian poet Pauline Johnson (1861-1913), by City Opera Vancouver.

Pauline, featuring an original score by Canadian composer Tobin Stokes and famed Canadian writer Margaret Atwood’s debut as librettist, will run for six to 10 performances in May at the refurbished 400-seat York Theatre, the COV announced Wednesday. Casting for the estimated eight performers in the $300,000 production is expected to begin this spring..."

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Related Composers: Tobin Stokes