"Nine" - by Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit - Worcester County Light Opera Company (Worcester, MA.)

Worcester Count Light Opera Company

Presents the Musical


Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Book by Arthur Kopit (adapted from the Italian by Mario Fratti) 

Director Chuck Grigaitis

Music Director Lenny McGuire

Choreographer Kaitlyn Ekstrom-Doig 

Cast Includes: Todd Vickstrom as "Guido Contini," Asher Lewis as "Little Guido," Linnea Lyerly as "Luisa Contini," Heather Hannon Rufo as "Carla Albanese," Kait Ekstrom-Doig as "Claudia Nardi," Heidi White as "Guido’s Mother," Christina Pierro-Biggins as "Liliane LeFleur," Stephanie Sarkisian as "Lina Darling," Liz Couture as "Stephanie Necrophorus,"  Andrea Moore as "Our Lady of the Spa," Kate Hultgren as "Saraghina," Jennifer Shotkin as "Sofia," Meg Culkeen as "Maria/Mama Madelena," Angela Foley as "Annabella," Robyn Scott as "Olga," Erin Miller as "Renata," Milon Sneed as "Diana" 

WORCESTER COUNTY LIGHT OPERA COMPANY (WCLOC), Grandview Ave. Playhouse, 21 Grandview Avenue, Worcester, MA. 


April 26, 2024 through May 5, 2024

(Contact Box Office for Exact Times)  


508-753-4383 or visit admin@wcloc.org


The spectacular musical adaptation of Fellini's "8½" features one man and the dozens of women in his life. 

"NINE" centers around Guido Contini, a famous Italian film director and ladies man. 

His last couple of movies have been panned by the critics, and Guido is under pressure to make a return to form with his latest film. 

However, there is one major problem: he hasn’t written a line of the script and has lost all inspiration. 

Guido’s professional and personal lives becomes intertwined as he attempts to save both his career and his marriage. 

His wife, Luisa, threatens to divorce Guido unless he can pay more attention to the marriage, but the director is constantly pulled in another direction by his saucy mistress, Carla, who shows up at the most inconvenient times.

In an attempt to find peace and inspiration, Guido suggests that he and Luisa go to a luxury spa near Venice. 

However, he does not expect his whole film crew and production team to follow him also. 

As Guido struggles to find a story line for his film, his mind becomes increasingly preoccupied, and fantasy and reality become inextricably intertwined. 

As he tries to create a new masterpiece, Guido must face the ultimate decision of life and death.


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