Cher Public

“The first thing a Cry-Baby girl learns: our bazooms are our weapons!”

glass harmonica“It started out as something of a dinner party crowd-pleaser.” [Royal Opera House]

Peter Gelb ci guarda — Peter Gelb ci vede!

The Met’s general manager indulges in the sincerest form of flattery by opening today’s New York Times response to his critics with a blind item in the style of a certain low-rent gossipmonger. After you figure out the identity of the “star soprano, [who,] thinking she might have been poisoned, withdrew from the cast,” you can enjoy the Gelbster’s attempts to rebut a freelancer’s freshman effort.