Chautauqua Opera Company :: The Mother of Us All

Saturday, August 01, 2020

Location Amphitheater

No additional ticket necessary with valid gate pass.

Purchase Tickets

Music :: Virgil Thomson | Libretto :: Gertrude Stein
Performed in English with English supertitles
2 hours long

For one performance only, Chautauqua’s Amphitheater will once again ring with the voice of Susan B. Anthony in Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s joyfully surrealist homage to one of the foremothers of our country and the suffrage movement in America. This performance will bookend Chautauqua Institution’s Week Five programming, themed “The Women’s Vote Centennial and Beyond.”

 Creative & Production

Keturah Stickann

Keturah Stickann
Stage Director



Steven Osgood


Liliana Duque Piñeiro
Set Designer 

Michael Baumgarten
Lighting Designer 

B.G. FitzGerald
Costume Designer 





Wendy Bryn Harmer credit Jeff Singer

Wendy Bryn Harmer
Susan B. Anthony


Chauncey Packer

Chauncey Packer
Jo the Loiterer


Alan Held

Alan Held
Daniel Webster