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And Then One Night - The Making of Dead Man Walking
Creative Process Stories Behind Capital Punishment Sister Helen Prejean About the Program
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Television Program Credits

Produced and Directed by
LINDA SCHALLER

Narrator
ANGELA BASSETT

Associate Producer
JUNE MESINA OUELLETTE

Writer
SHARON WOOD

Editor
JOSEPH DE FRANCESCO

Camera
JERRY SLICK
GREG KING
RICK BUTLER

Audio
CLAUDIA KATAYANAGI
FRED TETZNER
HELEN SILVANI

Piano Composition
JAKE HEGGIE

Unit Manager
JOLEE HOYT

On-Line Editor
SHIRLEY GUTIERREZ

Opening Title Sequence
TIM SCHALLER
FogLine Design

Graphics Design
CAROLINE HENDRIKS
JENNY DOLL

Additional Camera
FAWN YACKER
BLAKE McHUGH
LAWRENCE CUMBO
ANDY BLACK
HARRY BETANCOURT

Additional Audio
STEVE BALICK
LOUIS BLOCK
LAURETTA MOLITOR
KENNY DELBERT
KEVIN CATES
WELLINGTON JON BOWLER
ERIC SHACKELFORD

Audio Post Production
MARK ESCOTT
ROBERT BERKE SOUND, SAN FRANCISCO

Post-Production Support
JAY HANSELL
ROBERT O'GEEN
STEVEN KLOCKSIEM

Production Support
WENDY BLAIR SLICK
JENNIE CECIL
JEFFREY EDALATPOUR
ELIZABETH PEPIN
SCHERAZ SADIQ
BRAD WATSON
PALMER YALE

Special Thanks
The American Federation of Musicians, Local 6
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
I.A.T.S.E., Local 16
Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Union, Local 706
Theatrical Wardrobe Union, Local 784
The Sacramento Bee, 2001
Newsweek Magazine
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Examiner
Opera News Magazine
Lee Houskeeper
Richard Saiz
Mario Saviogni
Helene Whitson
Tim Robbins
Sean Penn
Susan Sarandon

Publicity
BRIAN ELEY

Station Relations
REGINA EICHNER EISENBERG

Editorial Consultant
PETER CALABRESE

Executive Coordinators
DANNY McGUIRE
TAMARA GOULD

Executive Producer
JACK WALSH

Copyright 2001 KQED, Inc. and the San Francisco Opera Association

  Web Site Credits

Producer
COLLEEN WILSON

Designer
SEAN FAGAN

Content Developer
KAREN AHN

Contributing Producer
ANGELA MORGENSTERN

San Francisco Opera Credits

Dead Man Walking
An Opera in two acts by JAKE HEGGIE
Libretto by TERRENCE MCNALLY
Based on the book by SISTER HELEN PREJEAN, CSJ
Commissioned by SAN FRANCISCO OPERA

CAST
Sister Helen Prejean
SUSAN GRAHAM

Joe de Rocher
JOHN PACKARD

Joseph's mother
FREDERICA VON STADE

Sister Rose
THERESA HAMM-SMITH

Owen Hart
ROBERT ORTH

Kitty Hart
NICOLLE FOLAND

Jade Boucher
CATHERINE COOK

Howard Boucher
GARY RIDEOUT

A motor cop
DAVID OKERLUND

Father Grenville
JAY HUNTER MORRIS

George Benton
JOHN AMES

First prison guard
DAVID OKERLUND

Second prison guard
PHILIP HORST

Conductor
PATRICK SUMMERS

San Francisco Opera Orchestra

Stage Production
JOE MANTELLO

Set Designer
MICHAEL YEARGAN

Costume Designer
SAM FLEMING

Lighting Designer
JENNIFER TIPTON

Chorus Director
IAN ROBERTSON

San Francisco Opera Chorus
San Francisco Girls Chorus
San Francisco Boys Chorus
Golden Gate Boys Chorus

Performers in Workshop

Sister Helen Prejean
KRISTIN CLAYTON

Howard Bocher
TODD GEER

Mrs. De Rocher
ELENA BOCHAROVA

Sister Rose
DONITA VOLKWIJN

For the San Francisco Opera

General Director
LOTFI MANSOURI

Music Director
DONALD RUNNICLES

Artistic Administrator
CHRISTINA SCHEPPELMANN

Musical Administrator
KIP CRANNA

Executive Producer For San Francisco Opera
KATE GAITLEY

Technical Director
PATRICK MARKLE

Costume Director
JENNIFER GREEN

Musical Preparation
BRYNDON HASSMAN
ADELLE ESLINGER
JOHN CHURCHWELL
SARA JOBIN
PETER GRUNBERG
ERNEST F. KNELL

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