Donald Edmund Thomas

Lighting Design

Manon Lescaut

Opera by Giacomo Puccini

Produced by Seattle Opera
Directed by Bernard Uzan
Conducted by Antonello Allemandi
Settings Designed by Michel Beaulac & Bernard Uzan
Owner: l'Opera de Montreal
Lighting Designed by Donald Edmund Thomas
Costumes Designed by Michel Beaulac
Date: January, 2005

Production Also Designed for Palm Beach Opera, directed by Bernard Uzan, April, 2004,
And Opera Pacific, directed by Bernard Uzan, January, 2000

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Act 1 The Town Square, Amiens, France.

Review: Donald Thomas's lighting design made the Impressionistic backdrop for the final scene evoke the oppressive desolation of the wilderness in which des Grieux searches fruitlessly for water and Manon for a renewal of passion.
     - John F. Hulcoop, Opera News, April, 2005,