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Cher Public

  • "Long time since Netrebko has sung at the ROH but her Mimi last night was truly..." - Resistopiu
  • "Ilva Ligabue is not around to celebrate her birthday… she died in 1998" - moi
  • "Great point. I think attendance is more about theaters knowing what their audiences..." - turings
  • "Early 1999, I was in Birmingham for the City of Birmingham SO’s..." - Henry Holland
  • "some serious overlap– I think I’m remembering a performance of..." - parpignol
  • "I’m waiting for someone to say “April Fools!” Sadly, that has yet..." - Satisfied
  • "I’m an outlier, obviously, but I’ve been a huge baseball fan since..." - Henry Holland
  • "Zinka I’m sure you meant Gay-lick" - Tory Adore

The revolution will be televised

Ah, finally a light begins to break: “60 Minutes is filming a long-planned segment on the Met, with the new production of Rigoletto providing a through line…. When [Michael] Mayer sprints down the aisles onto the stage to tweak a bit of business, he is trailed not just by a couple of staff directors with notebooks but often by a cameraman or two. A Japanese film crew has also been tailing him for its own documentary.” [New York Times]

58 comments

  • Quanto Painy Fakor says:

    Student of Adam Sandler:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtMJhsIfrzY

    And this student, albeit very young, as no clue. Wish she had a real teacher.

  • La Valkyrietta says:

    Will they take away the costumes of Tibbett and Warren and others from the display windows? Will they take away the Grand Tier restaurant and put slot machines all over the place so patrons can gamble during intermission? Will they have cocktail waitresses in scant costumes but looking like Moffo and Peters? Very peculiar. Is Cat On a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway taking place in Macau? Dear me.