Regina – New York City Opera Revival 1958

Rehearsal for Regina (left to right) Joshua Hecht, Brenda Lewis and director Her
Rehearsal for Regina (left to right) Joshua Hecht, Brenda Lewis and director Herman Shumlin (Photo: New York City Opera Company)
Composer Marc Blitzstein listens to playback during the recording session for Re
Composer Marc Blitzstein listens to playback during the recording session for Regina.
Composer Marc Blitzstein at the Regina recording session.
Composer Marc Blitzstein at the Regina recording session.
Recording the “Rain Quartet” from Act II of Regina – from left, Joshua Hecht (Ho
Recording the “Rain Quartet” from Act II of Regina – from left, Joshua Hecht (Horace), Carol Brice (Addie), Elizabeth Carron (Birdie) and Helen Strine (Alexandra).
At the recording session for Regina – from left, George S. Irving (Ben), Brenda
At the recording session for Regina – from left, George S. Irving (Ben), Brenda Lewis (Regina) and Emile Renan (Oscar).
Composer Marc Blitzstein with Brenda Lewis (Regina) listening to playback during
Composer Marc Blitzstein with Brenda Lewis (Regina) listening to playback during the Regina recording session.
During a break in Regina recording session, composer Marc Blitzstein, left, talk
During a break in Regina recording session, composer Marc Blitzstein, left, talks with Joshua Hecht (Horace), center, and conductor Samuel Krachmalnick.
Composer Marc Blitzstein, left, talks with conductor Samuel Krachmalnick during
Composer Marc Blitzstein, left, talks with conductor Samuel Krachmalnick during a break in the Regina recording session.
Listening to playback during the Regina recording session – from left, George S.
Listening to playback during the Regina recording session – from left, George S. Irving (Ben), Loren Driscoll (Leo) and Emile Renan (Oscar).