Okay, it’s only a couple of preview clips, but La Cieca has to say she’s bewildered by what seems to be some cross-repertoire meta-direction at the Met, especially as concerns Kristine Opolais (not pictured).

Here is Kristine Opolais playing Manon Lescaut while dressed as a fish.

And here is Kristine Opolais playing a fish while dressed as Manon Lescaut.

Any questions?