Edward Franko, stage director
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Complete works directed

COMPOSER WORK INFO
Adamo Little Women

Halifax
Toronto

Ager Frankenstein World Premiere
Argento The Boor  
Askenasi The Tell-Tale Heart Canadian Premiere
Barab Mushroom Pizza  
Barber A Hand of Bridge  
Beeson Sorry Wrong Number  
Berg Vanity Suite  
Bernstein Trouble in Tahiti  
Britten/Gay The Beggar's Opera Chichester, GB
Britten Phaedra  
Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor  
Doolittle Boiler Room Suite  
Finley/Tizzard The Selfish Giant Westben World Premiere
Frid The Diary of Anne Frank Canadian Premiere (3), Czech Republic
Gilbert/Sullivan adaption HMS Parliament

Toronto
Ottawa

Gilbert/Sullivan Trial by Jury (2)
Handel Rodelinda  
Hindemith Hin und Zuruck (3)
Kupferman In a Garden

(3)

Loesser

Most Happy Fella  
Menotti

The Consul
The Medium

The Old Maid and the Thief
The Telephone

(3)
(3)
(3)
(3)

Mihalovici

Krapps' Last Tape

(2)
Moore Gallantry  
Mozart Abduction from the Seraglio
Cosi fan Tutte
Don Giovanni
The Impresario
The Magic Flute

 

 

(2)

Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann  
Pergolesi La Serva Padrona  
Poulenc La Voix Humaine (3)
Poulenc Dialogues of the Carmelites  
Puccini

La Bohème
Gianni Schicchi
Suor Angelica
Il Tabarro

 
(2)

(2)
Quesnel (Beckwith) Lucas et Cecile  
Richards Hamlet  
Rogers The Boys from Syracuse  
Rossini La Cambiale di Matrimonio  
Stravinsky The Rake's Progress  
Verdi

Falstaff
Rigoletto
Oberto

 

Cdn Premiere

Weill Mahagonny Songspiel  
Weisgall The Stronger  (2)


Producer/ Creator-Writer /Director of Cabaret/Concert Shows
Aria Couture
Let's Duet
Memories of Vienna
An Afternoon in 1890

Life is a Cabaret
Another Opening, Another Show
Cabaret Canucks
A Holly Jolly Christmas Cabaret
A Little Fright Music 1,2,3,4

Heart Songs
Kurt Weill Kabaret
Heart and Soulstice 1,2,3,4,5,6
Love Notes 1,2,3
Send in the Sondheim
Opera Night in Ottawa
Opera Night in Ottawa II
Opera Night in Ottawa III
Opera Night in Ottawa IV
Yoriko and her Shooting Stars (2)

One Touch of Weill
The Sound of Sondheim
A Song in our Hearts
A Tale of Two Tenors I
A Tale of Two Tenors 2
Lotza Lanza and Za'more
The American Caruso: The Tragedy of Mario Lanza
The Nostalgia Musical Cafe
The Holly Jolly Christmas Cavalcade


Stage Consultant/Dramatic Coach
Adrianna Lecouvreur - Cilea
The Leviathan Hook - Q. Doolittle (World Premiere)
Idomeneo - W.A. Mozart
Abraham and Isaac - B. Britten
Tosca- Puccini
Attila - Verdi
Fidelio – Beethoven
Der Corregidor – Wolf (Canadian Premiere)

Carmen - Bizet


Directed excerpts from:
Falstaff
Faust
Barber of Seville
Carmen
Die Fledermaus
Die Kluge
Don Giovanni
Don Pasquale
HMS Parliament
La Traviata
Orpheus in the Underworld
Madame Butterfly
L'Elisir D'Amore
The Bear
Rigoletto
Porgy and Bess
Tom Thumb
La Cenerentola
Susannah
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Cendrillon
Street Scene
Carmen
Turandot
Mikado
The Marriage of Figaro
Idomeneo
The Mikado
Turandot  
Tales of Hoffman
Marriage of Figaro
Der Rosenkavalier
Il Trovatore


Plays directed
Krapp's Last Tape
The Stronger
Waiting for Wolfie