Lamplighters Music Theatre is pleased to present…



A Day in the Life of the Legendary Chevalier de Saint-Georges

A world premiere commission
by lamplighters music theatre
May 5-21, 2023

May 7 & May 21 Performances ASL Interpreted

book & lyrics by James D Sasser
music & lyrics by Charles Vincent Burwell

Music Direction by Mary Chun
Stage Direction by Céline Ricci
Guest Artists Urban Jazz Dance SF
Executive and Artistic Director Cheryl Blalock

Prolific Composer. Violin prodigy. Sword and Fencing master. Commander of the first all Black Legion. Seminal figure in the French and Haitian revolutions. Rumored lover to Marie Antoinette. Mentor to a young Thomas-Alexander Dumas, father of the famed writer. Inspiration to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Polymath. Genius. And so much more. Join us in a comic re-imagining of what a day in the life of this amazing figure almost lost to history would have been like!


Presidio Theatre Performing Arts Center
99 Moraga Avenue, SF. 94129, or (415) 392-4400
On Sale February 1st!

May 5, 7:30 PM
May 6, 2:00 PM
May 7, 2:00 PM (also SIMULCAST, ASL interpreted performance)

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro Street, Mountain View. 94041
Tickets:, or (650)903-6000

May 20, 2:00 PM
May 20, 7:30 PM
May 21, 2:00 PM (ASL interpreted performance)


Alexandre Dumas – Martin T. Bell
Chevalier St. Georges – Omari Tau*
Mme de Sac d’Argent – Krista Wigle*
Mlle de Pompeuse Blanche – Amy Foote
Mlle Lilette Sauverfaire – Leslie Katter
Marie Antoinette – Deborah Martínez Rosengaus
Jean Un – Eric Mellum
Jean Deux – Jonathan Spencer
*members, Actors’ Equity


Audrey Carstensen
Minju Jeong (Pompeuse Cover)
Jayne Diliberto (Lilette Cover)
Elana Cowen (Mme Sac d’Argent & Marie Cover)
Natalie Buck-Bauer
Michele Pavlova
Timothy Lynch
Eric Mellum
Ronan Beltracchi
Pete Shoemaker
Jonathan Spencer
Paul Zawilski
Our Production Staff

Stage Director – Céline Ricci
Music Director/Conductor – Mary Chun
Choreographer – Antoine Hunter
Set/Projections Designer – Peter Crompton
Costume Designer – Miriam R. Lewis
Lighting Designer – Brittany Mellerson
Stage Manager – Chase Kupperberg
Production Manager – Brittany Mellerson
Props Coordinator – Frances Silcox