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Opera Review (Singapore): Another Murder on the Orient Express by Bellepoque

This pastiche-operetta (Offenbach, Bizet, G&S) provided intimate, entertaining "comfort theatre" during the monsoon season. Read More »

CD Review: Cast Album – Ciivilization and its Discontents

1978 Civilization and Its Discontents cast album is a blend of musical genres. Read More »

Music Review: Gianluigi Trovesi & Gianni Coscia – Frere Jacques: Round About Offenbach

Trovesi and Coscia's latest collaboration is one of the finest records ECM has released this year. Read More »

Music Review: The Merry Widow, 1964 Lincoln Center Cast Recording

A classic Lincoln Center cast recording, available for download, features a cast that understands what operetta is all about and knows how to perform it. Read More »

Music Review: The Chocolate Soldier Studio Cast Recording

This 1958 cast recording resurrects Oscar Straus' operetta based on Shaw's Arms and the Man. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Gilbert & Sullivan’s Utopia, Limited

Strangely appropriate for our times, this biting satire, shot through with almost grating cynicism, still has many delights. Read More »