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A very Millo sequel

“Can the Diva Who Once Ruled the Met Make a Comeback?” asks Zachary Woolfe in the New York Times, and who even needs to ask who he’s talking about?  Read more »

Keep it gay

Our Own Joel Rozen in Slate ponders the “good gay vs. bad gay” politics of Zachary Woolfe‘s New York Times celebration of Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

Out of sight, out of mind

Now, you would think nothing could please gaycentric La Cieca more than yesterday’s New York Times profile of the Met’s new music director, combining as it does four of your doyenne’s favorite things: Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Zachary Woolfe, opera and being out. (The brown paper packages tied up with strings I can take or leave.) And yet…  Read more »

This is a job for Captain Obvious

“We’ve realized that, actually, the status quo is not an option if we want to survive, let alone thrive.”

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Online of fire

“She defines ‘extra.'”

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Heaven is a place on Broadway

Broadway’s new Head Over Heels is anything but under committed; it’s a show with an irresistibly fun spirit and an infallibly good heart.

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Bernstein’s Mess

“I think that if it’s not [Bernstein’s] worst, it surely reflects his worst tendencies…”

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You gotta ring them bells

At long last (and about fucking time) undisputed genius Stefan Herheim will make his Metropolitan Opera debut, staging Les Vêpres siciliennes.

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