Little Miss Divina Little Miss Divina

Can you imagine the filmmakers’ embarrassment when they suddenly realized they’d made a movie about Maria Callas by mistake?

on July 08, 2019 at 10:27 AM
Fire and ice Fire and ice

“Say it: liquid eyeliner!”

on April 29, 2019 at 6:05 PM
Sister Christine Sister Christine

This diva looks like that diva as that other diva.

on March 29, 2019 at 10:56 AM
The hills are alive with the sound of muumuus The hills are alive with the sound of muumuus

Now that you know what the costume is supposed to represent, it’s time to offer suggestions (with images if you like) as to what her outfit actually looks like.

on November 27, 2018 at 9:41 AM

Anna Netrebko’s Instagram meets Metro.

on November 16, 2018 at 9:17 AM
“Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere” “Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere”

I mean, maybe I’ve just seen Vertigo too many times, but it really creeps me out how much Aleksandra Kurzak is styled to look like Angela Gheorghiu.

on October 10, 2018 at 12:06 PM
Art is domination! Art is domination!

Anna Netrebko is Maria Callas in Terrence McNally‘s Master Class!

on June 23, 2018 at 6:52 PM
Who (if anyone) wore it better? Who (if anyone) wore it better?

Shirley Verrett in 1973 or Anna Netrebko on Sunday?

on August 08, 2017 at 8:01 PM
“What do you mean it’s not a lookalike contest?” “What do you mean it’s not a lookalike contest?”

“If you think this is good, wait until you see me as Shirley Bassey!” Barton added.

on February 01, 2017 at 11:45 AM
And see if I can be rebirthed next Thursday afternoon And see if I can be rebirthed next Thursday afternoon

Anna Netrebko has become Edina Monsoon.

on January 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Turban legend Turban legend

In the October 2016 issue of Cosmopolitan, lissome Laverne Cox pays tribute to some of her personal idols , including Tina Turner, Josephine Baker and, in a particularly breathtaking bit of visual transformation, the first African-American prima donna of the Metropolitan Opera.

on September 14, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Separated at brocade? Separated at brocade?

Gay icons Francesca Zambello and Judy Garland.

on May 23, 2016 at 2:14 PM
The convergencing The convergencing

No, this is too scary to be a coincidence.

on December 18, 2015 at 12:07 PM
Separated at cleavage Separated at cleavage

Don’t tell Sonya Yoncheva, but it looks like Angela Gheorghiu has stolen her costume from Otello Act 3.

on October 28, 2015 at 10:45 AM
Separated at pearls? Separated at pearls?

Harmonious Sondra Radvanovsky and hormonal Justin Vivian Bond.

on January 28, 2014 at 11:44 PM
Oh, signor Johnson Oh, signor Johnson

La Cieca is going to go out on a not very long limb here and say that Dick Johnson in La fanciulla del West is a great role for Jonas Kaufmann and may well turn out to be one of his three or four greatest.

on October 14, 2013 at 1:06 AM

“That high E-natural must be up there somewhere,” these two ladies seem to be saying in unison: Voice of the Century Joan Sutherland and Voice of the Xtabay Yma Sumac.  

on June 19, 2011 at 11:50 AM

Separated at birth: “Tu che di gel” goddess Renata Scotto and “Too much hair gel” oddness Johnny Weir. This is also holiday-themed breaking news because Johnny has now officially donned his gay apparel. [After Elton]

on January 06, 2011 at 12:58 PM

As we all already know (those of us addicted to Brad Wilber‘s Met Futures, and who among us is not?) the Metropolitan Opera already has plans to produce two operas of Donizetti’s so-called “Tudor Trilogy.”  Anna Bolena opens the 2011-2012 season featuring Anna Netrebko (left) and Maria Stuarda follows on the following season starring Joyce…

on December 24, 2010 at 1:01 AM

The title of this site says it all: Fotografie orribili di cantanti.

on December 22, 2010 at 8:19 AM

Forget all the others: we’ve found our Anne Welles! [Opera News]

on October 22, 2010 at 12:16 AM

Country wailer Patsy Cline and ex-farmgirl Birgit Nilsson. 

on September 24, 2010 at 1:22 PM

Two minds with but a single frock: Marina Poplavskaya in the Met’s new Traviata (due December 31) and Emma Watson in the November 19 release Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

on September 14, 2010 at 12:45 PM

La Cieca invites the cher public to act as blue-ribbon panel in selecting the singers to be included in the “Greatest Diva” study.  Voting after the jump. 

on September 13, 2010 at 12:10 PM