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  • DeepSouthSenior: I am 16 days older than Bernadette Peters. I don’t know what significance, if any,... 8:15 PM
  • messa di voce: Ethel Waters was just a little bit younger but remains totally fascinating; Jolson (and Sophie... 8:01 PM
  • zinka: SILENZIO!!!!!!!!! For what seems like a century, one of my best friends, who may require earplugs,... 7:57 PM
  • zinka: Love Al…but immense ego..Ask Ruby!! My ma said that after a show he would stay and sing like... 7:55 PM
  • PetertheModest: I see Don Giovanni as a seducer who has lost his touch and who is reduced to suffering from... 7:07 PM
  • Henry Holland: Yes, I’m planning to go to that. It does have a good cast, but I’ve not seen... 5:48 PM
  • olliedawg: Ha. Echoes of the Met Board member who wanted to know when Gelb would put back the good old Tosca... 5:48 PM
  • olliedawg: phoenix: I found Stratas so unnerving in Angelica, I had to walk out outside the theatre and... 5:45 PM
  • olliedawg: Days of Heaven is, PA, one of the most beautiful films ever made. A deep bow of gratitude to... 5:42 PM
  • olliedawg: La Cieca hits it on the head: Productions reflect the zeitgeist, but times and tastes change (not... 5:32 PM

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