Title

The Stuttering Duet from The Bartered Bride

Presenter Information

Sarah Hemenway

Document Type

Oral Presentation

Location

SURC Ballroom A

Start Date

16-5-2013

End Date

16-5-2013

Abstract

In this scene from Smetana's Bartered Bride, the character Vasek (Joe Sacchi) has been promised to marry Marie (Sarah Hemenway), but has never met her. As the scene continues, you find out that Marie knows who he is and eventually convinces Vasek to renounce his promise to marry Marie. She does this by convincing him that there is another lady in the town who loves him instead. By the end you realize the true trick was for Marie to get out of a marriage she didn't want.

Faculty Mentor(s)

Gayla Blaisdell

Additional Mentoring Department

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The Stuttering Duet from The Bartered Bride

SURC Ballroom A

In this scene from Smetana's Bartered Bride, the character Vasek (Joe Sacchi) has been promised to marry Marie (Sarah Hemenway), but has never met her. As the scene continues, you find out that Marie knows who he is and eventually convinces Vasek to renounce his promise to marry Marie. She does this by convincing him that there is another lady in the town who loves him instead. By the end you realize the true trick was for Marie to get out of a marriage she didn't want.