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The page of innocence

Parterrians are advised to gather together their parures, aigrettes and lorgnettes and saunter back to their loges, because it’s time for discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

The opera glasses are half full

Now that we have the good news (or anyway the goodish news) that the Met’s season will continue apace, let’s unbend a bit, cher public, and discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

“Catalani is no Mrs. Billington”

The parterrians (pictured, top right) are invited to put the internecine squabbling on hold for a while, the better to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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Brief pause

While we’re waiting for the webcast from Glyndebourne, cher public (and afterward, of course) please talk quietly among yourselves about off-topic and general interest subjects.

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clara

Restoring Clara’s notes

Whilst the theatrical doctor attempts to restore the voice of Mrs. Billington, you, the cher public, are asked to fill up the time with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

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parterre for the course

No need to crowd, cher public: there’s plenty of room for everyone to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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At the Opera

P.S. I glove you

La Cieca would never kid you, cher public: it’s that time of the week when we discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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Bonjour Suzon

“For my first encore…”

La Cieca admits she has nothing prepared, so you, the cher public, will have to keep yourselves amused with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

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A loge of their own

Take advantage of this brief interval, cher public, to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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En retard

Please forgive La Cieca’s tardiness this week, cher public, but she had a major snafu with her toilette.

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