No guarantees, because we are talking about Russian TV technology here, but apparently at 2:00 PM today there is a video stream of Manon Lescaut from the Bolshoi starring Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov!
“’You see such a lot you don’t know, you know, and, you know, you don’t see the fellahs you know,’ lisped one young man, whose attire was as faultless as his imported manner.” On this day in 1883 the Metropolitan Opera House opened with a gala performance of Faust. Read more »
On this day in 1858 the Can-Can was first performed in Paris.
Born on this day in 1889 actress Margaret Dumont.
On this day in 1987 a revival of Anything Goes opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, to run 804 performances.