Cher Public

  • La Cieca: You can stop acting like a pretentious jerk any time you like. Or understand that I am this close to putting you on moderation. 8:28 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Yes, Armer, of course – when I said “funnily enough” I meant when you think that Candide was, on the other... 7:58 AM
  • armerjacquino: “I read a book once. I didn’t like it much so I won’t be reading any others.” Good weekend to you... 7:33 AM
  • gustave of montreal: HA! Ha! @ «delicate little flower» Funny. I admit to attending just one musical in New York years ago. It was... 7:32 AM
  • armerjacquino: First sentence: should, not shouldn’t. 7:30 AM
  • armerjacquino: NPW- no reason why older musicals with acoustic instruments shouldn’t be miked, or at least no reason for radio mics.... 7:29 AM
  • manou: Monastyrska is indeed lucky to have such a fervent supporter. I am sure she will fare very well – but surely “lighter... 7:27 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Funnily enough, sometimes musicals are staged in Paris like operas, unamplified. 7:13 AM

The case of the missing Amelia

“In the space of a few words, the leading role in a major new production had been reassigned. But why?” Zachary Woolfe explores “the byzantine world of opera casting.” [New York Times]