Cher Public

Divas profundis

Prima donnas Reneé Fleming and Julianne Moore demonstrate the philosophizing skills for which sopranos are famous. [Town and Country]

Turban renewal

MesdamesLegends of a certain age Jessye Norman and Madame (pictured, left to right) announce a new joint venture furnishing headgear for the diva with too little time, not to mention too little hair, to spend hours at the coiffeur.

Consider me pitched

“Come along for the ride with Lloyd Burlingame during the heyday of prolific producer David Merrick…. Fasten your seatbelts as Burlingame transitions to the realm of opera and is afforded the opportunity to design new productions for such divas as Beverly Sills, Martina Arroya [sic], Joan Sutherland, and Leontyne Price…. From a grand lesson in form versus function with regards to the proper use of macaroni, to a dire warning from the revered costume designer Miss Irene Sharaff, to a special production calling for knowledge of African versus Asian elephants, Sets, Lights, and Lunacy has it all.” [PR Web]