Four Saints in Three Acts

Four Saints in Three Acts

Opera




Overview


Synopsis

The opera focuses on two sixteenth century Spanish saints — Ignatius of Loyola and Teresa of Avila — as well as their followers, St. Settlement and St. Chavez. The cast also includes St. Teresa's alter ego, "St. Teresa II", and the master and mistress of ceremonies called the Compere and Commere. The first act takes place at the Ávila cathedral, the second involves a telescope and glimpses of a heavenly mansion, the third is a picnic and the final act is set at the garden of a monastery.


Characters

Ensemble

Female



Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
4 Acts
Cast Size
small
Casting Notes:
Mostly female cast