Tosca 2014, Times-HeraldLast Updated on 2015-03-17 00:22:49Scarpia, a favorite for John Minagro by Richard Freedman
"I was quite willing," Minagro said.
And, apparently, impressive.
"This tough-looking woman in a black leather came up, grabbed my shirt, and said, 'Tell me you singing professionally,'" said Minagro, laughing that she added "or I'll beat" a certain substance out of him.
"That was one of the nicest compliments," he said.
Yes, to answer her question, he was signing professionally — in this tidy little production called "Phantom of the Opera" for five years at the Curran Theatre.
Obviously, the 66-year-old Walnut Creek resident is no stuffed shirt.
"Karaoke is a lot of fun. It's a good experience to get in front of a crowd with no expectations," Minagro said. "You get to do something in a different form of... More »
Tosca Production ListLast Updated on 2015-03-17 00:21:57Tosca Cast
Tosca: Vismaya Lhi, Eliza O’Malley, Suzanne Stadler, Kimberly Twesme
Cavaradossi: Thomas Clark, Zolton DiBartolo, Frederick Winthrop
Scarpia: Joe Kinyon, John Minagro, Tristan Robben
Sacristan: Stephen Miller, Mark Nelson, Roger Smith
Angelotti: Julio Ferrari, Don Hoffman, Mark Nelson
Spoletta: James Gee, Paul Trombley
Sciarrone: Don Hoffman, Mark Nelson
Jailer: Mark Nelson, Paul Trombley
Shepherd: Emma Boss, Dierdre Burke, Aydin Marchiel, Cristin Williams
Chorus: Georgina Argueta, Emma Boss, Dierdre Burke, Shreya Condamoor, Dee Hoover, Claudia Landivar, Nancy Schrock, Pamela Tibbitts, Cristin Williams
Tosca Production Team
Conductors: Jonathan Khuner, Michael Moran
Stage Director: Frederick Winthrop
Chorus Directors: Vismaya Lhi, Eliza O'Malley
Dramaturge: Cristina Arriola
Lighting/Scenery/Props: Cristina Arriola, Roger Smith, Paul... More »