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The cast of the Canadian Opera Company's production of The Magic Victrola perform for Toronto students in Grades 1 - 6 at the dress rehearsal at the Imperial Oil Opera Theatre.

The Magic Victrola ()

Produced by

Canadian Opera Company

Music: Jacques Offenbach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Léo Delibes and Gaetano Donizetti and Giacomo Puccini and Georges Bizet
Librettists: Jacqueline Russell and David Kersnar
Director: Ashlie Corcoran


Imperial Oil Opera Theatre


December 1st, 2017 – December 3rd, 2017


Gracie and Sam discover a mysterious trunk in their grandfather’s attic, full of costumes, opera recordings, and an old-fashioned record player – a Victrola. As they begin to play it, scenes from great operas by Bizet, Mozart, Puccini and more magically come to life before them. (


Ardon Bess Grandpa
Megan Dunn Gracie
James Dunn Sam
Samantha Picket Sam and Gracie's Mom & First Lady
Samuel Chan Papageno
Bruno Roy Papageno
Danika Loren Olympia, Lakme & Papagena
Andrew Haji Nemorino & Tamino
Simone McIntosh Mallika, Carmen & Second Lady
Lauren Eberwein Lauretta
Megan Quick Third Lady

Creative Team

Jacques Offenbach Music
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Music
Léo Delibes Music
Gaetano Donizetti Music
Giacomo Puccini Music
Georges Bizet Music
Jacqueline Russell Librettist
David Kersnar Librettist
Ashlie Corcoran Director
Camellia Koo Set Designer
Camellia Koo Costume Designer
Davida Tkach Lighting Designer
Rachael Kerr Music Director
Stephane Mayer Music Director


Kate Porter Stage Manager
Michael Barrs Assistant Stage Manager