The Manchurian Candidate: Cast and Creative Team

Music by Kevin Puts

Libretto by Mark Campbell

Based on the novel by Richard Condon (1959)

A New Works Initiative production

Music director and conductor, Michael Christie


World premiere at Ordway, Saint Paul, MN

March 7, 2015


Sung in English with English captions projected above the stage.


Creative Team

Kevin Puts

Mark Campbell

Kevin Newbury
Stage Director

Robert Brill
Set Designer

Jessica Jahn
Costume Designer

Japhy Weideman
Lighting Designer

Sean Nieuwenhuis
Projections Designer

Alison Moritz
Assistant Director

Aaron Breid
Assistant Conductor

Robert Ainsley


Matthew Worth
Sergeant Raymond Shaw

Brenda Harris
Eleanor Iselin
his mother
Daniel Sumegi
Senator Johnny Iselin
his stepfather
Leonardo Capalbo
Captain Ben Marco

Rosie Chayney

Angela Mortellaro
Jocelyn Jordan

Christopher Job
Senator Thomas Jordan
her father
Gerard Michael D’Emilio
Holborn Gaines
a newspaperman
Cooper Nolan
Major General Bollinger

Christian Zaremba
General Tracy

Andrew Lovato
Young Raymond

Shannon Prickett
a bartender
Will Liverman
Andrew Hanley
a soldier
John Robert Lindsey
the TV Announcer

Stephen Cunningham
the Secretary of Defense

Philip Zawisza
the Nominee


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