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The House Without a Christmas Tree
December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Healed by the spirit of Christmas.
This heartwarming, family-friendly story follows a precocious daughter who struggles to understand her father’s resentment about the holidays and longs for a beautiful Christmas tree like other families have, to “make her house look happy.”
An adaptation of the beloved 1972 television film of the same name, this uplifting world premiere is part of HGO’s ongoing Holiday Opera Series and will touch audiences of all ages.
Based on The House without a Christmas Tree by Gail Rock.
Music by Ricky Ian Gordon.
Libretto by Royce Vavrek.
Cast and Creative Team
Adelaide “Addie” Mills: Lauren Snouffer
James “Dad” Addison Mills III: Daniel Belcher
Grandma Mills: Patricia Schuman
Miss Thompson / Helen Mills / Adelaide Mills: Heidi Stober
Conductor: Bradley Moore
Director: James Robinson
Set Designer: Allen Moyer
Costume Designer: James Schuette
Lighting Designer: Christopher Akerlind
Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Juvenile Chorus
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