Opera Western Reserve


Press Release

Youngstown, OH (September 2, 2022): Opera Western Reserve is excited to announce the cast and crew for its fall 2022 production of La Bohème under the direction of Scott Skiba. Composed by Giacomo Puccini, the opera tells the story of friends and lovers who are artists, writers, and musicians struggling to live and create their art in 1800s Paris. La Boheme contains some of opera’s best loved music and has remained popular with audiences since it was written.

La Bohème will be presented live on November 11, 2022 in the historic Stambaugh Auditorium Concert Hall. Individual tickets are available Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM by calling 330-788-8739 or in person at the DeYor Performing Arts Center box office. Tickets are also available 24 hours a day online at: operawesternreserve.org. Ticket prices range from $25 to and $75, including a $6 service fee.

Cast & Crew:

Scott Skiba Director
Robert Pierce Stage Manager Rachel Copeland Musetta
Dan Ewart Colline
Brian Johnson Schaunard
Jason Budd Benoit / Alcindoro
Rhea Olivaccé Mimí
Jonny Kaufmann Rodolfo
Andre Chang Marcello