True events inspired Sanctuary Song, an opera for young people about a 22-year friendship between Sydney, an Asian elephant, and her compassionate zookeeper, James. Follow Sydney’s journey from her abduction by poachers to liberty in a wildlife sanctuary. Unusual musical instruments and effects underscore this moving story and create an uplifting experience for the whole family.
Cast features: Anne Marie Ramos (Soprano), Alvin Crawford, Sharmila Dey, Sean Arbuckle
Produced by Theatre Direct (Toronto, ON)
Sanctuary Song is part of Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration.
Performance is approximately 45 minutes with no intermission.