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It takes a woman

Suddenly in the middle of March 2019 the Metropolitan Opera (or at least the flunky responsible for their Instagram) realized that perhaps a few of the company’s multitudes of stagehands and technicians might be of the feminine persuasion. Read more »

Hope Chest

Barihunk John Chest headlines San Francisco Opera’s Billy Budd in the fall of 2019 (presumably in Francesca Zambello‘s familiar Cruising-themed staging), according to Opera magazine’s frequently accurate “We hear that” feature.  Read more »

Wave theory

mazzoliScribe/saxophonist Will Robin (not pictured) surveys some of the many women who are making opera these days, including Missy Mazzoli (pictured.)  Photo by Marylene Mey.