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“Promiscuous — it’s not a pretty word. But when a matron in black underwear cavorts with two dozen naked hunks, what else can you call her? That’s one of the more striking images director Jay Scheib devised for Thomas Adès’ 1995 Powder Her Face, which this weekend jolted the New York City Opera’s brief spring season to a sizzling start.” [New York Post]