The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: We Are The Storytellers Now - open until March 13, 2020 at V&A London

George Souglides

Act II

Act II
  • Production: A Flowering Tree
  • Company: Chicago Opera Theatre
  • Venue: Harris Theatre, Chicago
  • Year: 2008
  • Directed by: Nicola Raab
  • Choreography by : Renato Zanella
  • Composer : John Adams
  • Lighting Design by: Aaron Black
  • Costume Design by: George Souglides
  • Set designed by: George Souglides
  • Design © George Souglides
This was the US premiere of John Adams' opera, based on an Indian fairytale, about a young woman who can be transformed into a flowering tree. By act 2 this "gift" that she has has become a curse and in this scene she is captive to the tree.