For A Look Or A Touch

Heggie/Scheer

Thursday
Apr 21, 2022 7:30pm

Saturday
Apr 23, 2022 2:30pm

Saturday
Apr 23, 2022 7:30pm

Venue Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton

Duration 40mins

An operatic film adaptation of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s theatrical song cycle on what it meant to be a gay man during the Holocaust.

The opera features gritty instrumentation, elements of jazz and swing, and a score that captures the spirit of complicated relationships in catastrophic times.


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Gad and Manfred reach out to each other, fingertips barely touching, so close to each other, yet not quite able to hold on. The chorus is silhouetted behind them in dark blue and purple.
Andrew Love and C. David Johnson in For A Look Or A Touch, 2021. Mackenzie Lawrence Photography.

Season
2021 | 2022

Sung In
English

Tickets
Screening Tickets | Home Viewing Tickets

Venue
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton

Artists

Creative Team

Composer
Jake Heggie

Librettist
Gene Scheer

Conductor
Timothy Vernon

Stage Director
Michael Shamata

Set & Costume Designer
Peter Hartwell

Choreographer
Jacques Lemay

Lighting Designer
Leigh-Ann Vardy

Director of Photography
David Malysheff

Associate Conductor
Giuseppe Pietraroia

Apprentice Conductor
Juliane Gallant

Stage Manager
Christopher Sibbald

Assistant Stage Manager
Marijka Asbeek Brusse

Assistant Stage Manager
Michelle Harrison

Audio Producer
Theresa Leonard

Audio Engineer
James Perrella

Cast

Manfred
Andrew Love

Gad
C. David Johnson

Dancer
Pedro Siqueira

Dancer
Vitor De Freitas Mendonça

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