Great Performances - Season 29, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes

'Little Women' from Houston Grand Opera


Episode Info

Mark Adamo's opera, based on Louisa May Alcott's 1868 classic tale of the four March sisters, begins with Jo (Stephanie Novacek) recalling earlier times. Meg: Joyce DiDonato. Beth: Stacey Tappan. Amy: Margaret Lloyd. Laurie: Chad Shelton. Alma: Gwendolyn Jones. Brooke: Daniel Belcher. Bhaer: Chen-Ye Yuan. Patrick Summers conducts. Taped March 2000.


Gwendolyn Jones
as Alma March
Daniel Belcher
as John Brooke
James Maddalena
as Gideon March
Katherine Ciesinski
as Cecilia March
Derrick Parker
as Mr. Dashwood
Chen-Ye Yuan
as Friedrich Bhaer
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