Gian Carlo Menotti's The Consul premiered on Broadway in 1950. Its plot focuses on John Sorel, a political outcast on the run from government agents. His wife, Magda, desperately tries to join him by obtaining a visa. Unfortunately, her efforts are hindered when she arrives at a crowded consul's office, where the secretary holds the keys to her family's fate. Meanwhile, husband John is determined to reunite with his family.
Principal roles are performed by UH students. Cast members include Gwendolyn Alfred and Emily Robinson alternating the role of Magda Sorel, Austin Hoeltzel and Matthew Konopacki alternating the role of John Sorel, Nicole Woodward as the Secretary and Amy Sheffer as the Mother.
Moores School of Music (120 School Of Music Bldg.)
4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, TX 77004
$20 general public; $12 for students and seniors
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