Cher Public

  • luvtennis: Can you imagine her 4 last songs!!!!! With Lenny – say ’62????? Too bad she didn’t care more about her legacy... 5:18 PM
  • Camille: Magali Chalmeau-Damonte is Laure Cinti-Damoreau reincarnated. No, really, think about it. 5:10 PM
  • phoenix: armerjac – avoiding the social media scene over here – so, as much as I love you I would just as soon go on Mars as... 5:08 PM
  • Camille: Well, you know, it seems they either sing the D and don’t sing the scene, or vice versa. So, I’ll take the Farrell... 5:05 PM
  • La Cieca: “He runs out of breath during “Cortigiani& #8217;.” 4:49 PM
  • La Cieca: Strictly speaking, I would say that the omission of the high D would be more stylistically correct in this music, since (in the... 4:47 PM
  • Camille: Hahahahahahananaha hahaHA! Oh, I will forevermore be sorry never to have witnesseth the glory days of Charles Ludlam! I wish we... 4:44 PM
  • Big Q: From Frank Rich’s 1985 review: “Salammbo 221; was, in Guy de Maupassant’s words, “a kind of opera in... 4:38 PM

The other gospel of the other Mary, Mary

San Francisco Opera’s marketing leaves La Cieca at least momentarily speechless, so she’ll have to rely on you, cher public, to take up the slack with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

Chest the ticket

“Nathan Gunn Replaces Deborah Voigt” [TheaterJones] (Photo: Ken Howard)

Irony defined, or something

“Suddenly this quaint Depression-era protest song… delivered in a tone of controlled anger became like a devastating critique of today’s winner-take-all economic climate. Mr. Gunn made you feel the outrage of veterans who fought not only in World War I but in Iraq and Afghanistan, returning from overseas to cold shoulders and empty food pantries.” [New York Times]

NATHAN GUNN WITH JULIE GUNN, MUSICAL DIRECTOR…. Fri. & Sat.: General seating, $85 per person; VIP seating, $135 per person; Bar seating, $50 per person. [Cafe Carlyle]