Oh, all right, La Cieca admits it, this is not a photo from a production of Vanessa. She will say, though, that this is what a production of Vanessa should look like, and hold the scrim trees.
In fact, this is a scene from Lyric Opera of Chicago‘s new Die Frau ohne Schatten, which by the way your doyenne will be hearing next week. Expect a full report the first week of December.
Speaking of Vanessa, here’s a representative of The Younger Generation of the Gays with his take.