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  • parpignol: I’m actually remembering her ROH Elisabetta, don’t remember issues of audibility at... 10:03 AM
  • LT: I didn’t think she had inaudibility issues at all. You can hear an in-house recording here... 9:31 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: I don’t agree about Haroutounian. Thrilling though her huge and very reliable top is, I... 4:52 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: That’s absolutely right ArmerJ, and I’d add that the singer might sing better not... 4:49 AM
  • NPW-Paris: My hair is not just grey, it’s white and has been for years. But I want to see the opera of... 3:42 AM
  • stevey: Flora, I’m so happy to have gotten your attention, and thank you for responding to my post. In... 2:19 AM
  • parpignol: totally agree about Haroutounian, extraordinary voice, beautifully suited to Elisabetta, and I... 12:50 AM
  • Flora del Rio Grande: stevey – I’d say you know plenty as regards Anna Tomawa Sentow. I heard... 12:33 AM
  • Porgy Amor: A deep bow of gratitude to Nestor Almendros, one of those DPs who is among the gods. And another... 11:20 PM
  • Krunoslav: In the cast of ANKLES AWEIGH was Janet Pavek, whose Met career 8 years later looked like this:... 11:19 PM

szot out

According to the blog AfterElton.com, Tony Award-winning barihunk Paulo Szot “is an out gay man.” Writer Brian Juergens says the blog “contacted his publicist and were told that yes, he is gay, and we’re welcome to say as much.”

65 comments

  • RudigerVT says:

    Gemini is a gem. And I don’t say that just because I am one (a gemini and a big ‘mo). Y’all know the old saw: dying’s easy; comedy is hard. It’s true. And that’s what makes the play such a towering achievement: it is really, REALLY funny. I regret having seen it but once, long ago. Were it produced locally, I’d make a beeline for it and tell all my friends — you have GOT to see this play.

    A general Thank you! to all who take the time to post their opinions here. Put me in the camp with those who admire Mrs. JC, in particular. And to those who do not, you should beg, desire, no, demand a full refund to staunch your disappointment. It will make you feel better.

    LPR

  • Scaramuccio says:

    Respect indeed. Even so, La Cieca has put her point with purring eloquence as usual.

    I do like the way these threads can go off piste, though. On certain other messageboards you can be sure that if someone starts a thread about Verdi it will devolve to Wagner, and Rosenkavalier somehow turns into G&S. Nicely branche, the folk here.

  • Kekszakallu says:

    Did you know -- do you care? -- that David Hyde-Pierce along with Katherine Hepburn and Antony Perkins are all descendants of the Pilgrim fathers from Bassetlaw (in Nottinghamshire, England) … or at least so says our researcher for our Gay Nottinghamshire History project,

  • Scaramuccio says:

    Could I ask -- or am I being a little naive -- where Katherine Hepburn fits into the Gay Nottinghamshire History Project. I mean, OK, she’s descended from the Pilgrim Fathers, but then…

  • lottecrabtree says:

    One thing about all these people mentioned is that they are probably on the Spencer family tree. For the Chuckie and Di Wedding a guy in England looked at who was connected way back when to the Spencers--just about everybody, including George Washington, John Adams, and Humphrey Bogart.