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  • Lady Abbado: Thanks for the updates Marianne: I would add for those not in Vienna – you can watch the... 8:50 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: As for Mr. Green (or – seriously – is he called Mr. Green or Mr. Speedo... 8:42 PM
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The Prince of Alice Tully Hall

Either you adore “The World Is but a Broken Toy” from Act II of Princess Ida and have always wanted to hear it sung by voices of operatic quality… or you don’t… and you haven’t. You are immune, as so many are, to operetta, once serene occupant of the theatric perch latterly usurped by the likes of Les Miserables and Evita. Long ago—but operetta seems always to have evoked “long ago,” to have been an art of nostalgia. Long ago, in operetta’s heyday, singers didn’t use microphones and the tunes that showed their voices off were a whole lot better than the current Broadway crop.   Read more »