Cher Public

  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Fantastic Herheim “Hoffmann 221; in Bregenz last night. Michael Volle stole the show as the... 9:22 AM
  • mb: What a coincidence – I’m going to see a staged performance here in Brisbane tomorrow night. David Hobson as Candide and Amelia... 9:18 AM
  • Gualtier M: The Joseph Machlis English translation is the standard and the only one that is licensed for performance and it should be... 9:18 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Great, great production which I have seen 6 times on stage. It is not hideous. 8:58 AM
  • Tristan_und: Looks hideous (those Regie Germans!), but I’d watch Jonas if he were wrapped up in a mummy’s costume. Yes, I know... 8:50 AM
  • La Cieca: But the audience does. 8:15 AM
  • Krunoslav: Oh, no disputing that the Carmelites would have needed the services of Sister Susan of the Wriggling and Giggling of Christ to... 8:12 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: and he doesn’t drool when he sings. 7:41 AM

Dead European white males once again in jeopardy

Our old friend Heather Mac Donald (not pictured) is back, ostensibly to mourn the loss of “Petrarchan intimacy with the past” in the study of the humanities, but, reliably enough, she can’t help taking a swipe at Regietheater while she’s at it. So naturally Our Own JJ is ready with the counterpoint over at Rough and Regie.

29 comments

  • luvtennis says:

    God, I love that movie. And Winona Ryder is just the freakin’ pinnacle of everything wonderful.

    Okay, carry on.

    • Porgy Amor says:

      Like she gives a shit. Everyone wants her for a friend or a contributor. She’s worshiped at the Manhattan Institute…and she’s only a Fellow.

  • Le Jester says:

    “Don Giovanni, is infallibly a charmless, drug-addicted lout wallowing in the detritus of consumer culture and surrounded by sluts, psychopaths, and slobs”

    Hmmmm, sounds like an episode of The Real Housewives of (fill in the blank.)