Cher Public

Almost like a dream

Happy 39th birthday to Broadway’s Laura BenantiRead more »

parterre saturday afternoon: Beverly Sills in concert

This afternoon’s program (beginning at 2:00 PM sharp) offers the ebullient diva at her peak in 1969-1972, in music by Mozart, R. Strauss and Meyerbeer. Read more »

A spark to pierce the dark

Born on this day in 1926 male actress Charles PierceRead more »

U mad?

I found myself engrossed in the comments of bitchy queens and backseat directors.

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Paper chase

This exciting trailer for The Consul makes your doyenne feel downright blue she’s not making the trek to Opera Saratoga this summer.

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True velvet

Born on this day in 1924 tenor Carlo Bergonzi.

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Libertine and justice for all

The well-reviewed revival of Don Giovanni from the Royal Opera House will be livecast at 2:00 PM EDT.

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Who’s that girl?

“Trove Thursday” goes modest with Donizetti’s domestic comedy Don Pasquale featuring Ileana Cotrubas, Alfredo Kraus, Vicente Sardinero and Wladimiro Ganzarolli.

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