Dialogues of the Carmelites

Sat Aug 17 at 6pmAsbury Memorial UMC, 1008 E Henry Street

Tickets: $35-45
Premium Seating is available

This dramatic work tells a fictionalized version of the story of the Martyrs of Compiègne, Carmelite nuns who, in 1794 during the closing days of the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution, were guillotined in Paris for refusing to renounce their vocation.

A two-hour opera with two intermissions sung in English with Supertitles.

Sponsored by Phyllis and Dan Huffer & Jan and Sam Durham.


General Seating: $35Premium Seating: $45Call the Box Office

About Premium Seating

Premium Seating is now available for events at the Jewish Educational Alliance, Plantation Club at the Landings, Westin Savannah Harbor, Asbury Memorial UMC, Yamacraw Center for the Performing Arts and the Charles H. Morris Center. Premium seating tickets include seats that are in more desirable sections of these venues.

Please look for signage for the Premium Seating section. Seats are not assigned. Donors at the Bizet Level and above automatically qualify for Reserved Seating.

View Seating Diagram

Please note: Seating diagrams are an approximation and are subject to change.


Blanche – Claire Galloway
Madame de Croissy, Old Prioress – Jessica Ann Best
Marquis de la Force – William Desbiens
Chevalier – Daniel Ambe
Madame Lidoine, New Prioress – Ashley Becker
Mother Marie of the Incarnation – Olivia Ottinger
Sister Constance – Melanie Spector
Mother Jeanne of the Child Jesus – Darlene Bennett
Sister Mathilde – Elizabeth Barry
Sister Antoine – Emma Huennekens
Sister Felicity – Eleni Tsachtani
Sister Alice – Christina D’Aguillo
Sister Martha – Camille Robles
Father Confessor – Jonathan Walker-Van Kuren
Commissioner/M. Javelinot – Takaki Kurihara
Jailer/Thierry – Luis Quiros

Conducted by Andrew Bisantz
Directed by Fabrizio Melano

Before You Go

Asbury Memorial UMC

Parking is available in the adjoining lot off of Waters Avenue.


Asbury Memorial UMC is located down the street from our Community Partners at Back in the Day Bakery and Blowin Smoke Southern Cantina. Ticketholders enjoy the following discounts during the Festival dates. Make your reservations to add to your Festival experience!

Back in the Day Bakery – Festival ticketholders receive 15% off their order when they present their Festival ticket on the evening of the event.

Blowin Smoke Southern Cantina – Festival ticketholders receive 15% off their order excluding alcohol when they present their Festival ticket on the evening of the event.


We recommend you arrive with plenty of time for parking. Please keep in mind that the lobby opens 1 hour prior to showtime and the doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime.