Tabard’s 18th Season


Capturing Life’s Special Moments


Queen of the Mist

April 5 – 28, 2019

Bay Area Premiere

Director Karen Altree Piemme
Music Director
Samuel Cisneros
Book and Lyrics by
Michael LaChiusa

Anna Edson Taylor, a struggling 63-year-old schoolteacher, threw caution to the wind in 1901, plunged over Niagara Falls in a barrel and lived to tell about it. Convinced that there is greatness in her and determined not to live as ordinary, this musical follows her as she sets out to battle her fear and tempt her fate. This is the story of a single great fall, and how one woman risked death so that she could live.

“smarter than most musicals and certainly more musically engaging.” — Exeunt


Anna Molly Thornton
Frank Sam Barksdale
Alto Track: Carrie Nation, etc. Marla Cox
Tenor Track: Young Soldier, etc. Steve Roma
Baritone Track: Man with Handkerchief, etc Chris Moylan