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  • operaassport: Ivy hits the nail on the head once again with a perfect review that encapsulates the... 7:15 AM
  • Rowna: What a great review, Poison Ivy. You filled in all the blanks for me. I listened to it over the... 6:59 AM
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The blind leading the blind

Those of you who feel like an idiot for missing the previous blind item (about how the Met has managed to wriggle out of a contract and say “good day!” to a disastrous co-production) should now spring to attention and clear your minds for a clue about the identity of the director scheduled for his Met debut. Your hint: the gentleman in question is not pictured above, but, in another sense, he is.

33 comments

  • Gualtier M says:

    Hmm… “Jersey Boys” Des McAnuff or “Shirtless” meaning that Nathan Gunn is changing careers and becoming a stage director.

  • Gualtier M says:

    Are any of you with me in that you think you would like to have sex with Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino but feel ashamed as in “I won’t respect myself in the morning” about it?