Cher Public

  • turings: *word* ‘gratuitous& #8217;. 7:52 AM
  • turings: Thanks, armer – I also found this post by Alexandra Coghlan interesting: http://blogs.spect ator.co.uk/culture housedaily/2015... 7:47 AM
  • manou: In the FT this morning, Richard Fairman lives up to his name and reviews Tell (3*) starting with a very positive appreciation of... 7:37 AM
  • vilbastarda: Just to clarify: I am not saddened because critics focused more on the unfortunate incident of booing, or on the staging,... 7:33 AM
  • vilbastarda: Good points, thanks. 7:28 AM
  • armerjacquino: There’s a lot I agree with here: http://www.theguar dian.com/commentis free/2015/jun/30/r oyal-opera-hous... 7:15 AM
  • turings: I think there’s certainly a gender politics to how rape is represented on stage, and from reading the reviews and seeing... 7:10 AM
  • Henry Holland: Thanks for the reply, I thought that might be the reason the Times review link is just an excerpt. 4:48 AM

“Afraid? Am I afraid?”

George Steel has called for a mediator (pictured) to attempt to summon the departed spirit of the New York City Opera. [New York Times]