Wednesday , January 16 2019

Opera

Exclusive Interview and Video Premiere: Robert Paterson, Composer of Risqué ‘Three Way’ Opera with June NYC Premiere

A dominatrix, an android companion – an opera? 'Three Way' zeroes in on the now and the near future of power and sexuality. Ahead of its NYC premiere, we talk with the composer, and debut a video excerpt.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Man of Good Hope’

In one of the show's most emblematic moments, Asad's friends recoil when he sticks to his principles and accepts a cup of tea from a woman of what they see as an inferior clan. This operatic true tale from South Africa of a Somali refugee's harrowing journey of survival resonates ringingly in today's Europe and America.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘The Golden Bride’ – National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Revives a Classic 1920s Operetta

Lovingly reconstructed, this aspirational-fantasy story of Russian shtetl Jews emigrating to America is a fascinating period piece of great historical and cultural interest, as well as a robustly acted and brilliantly sung spectacle of theatrical joy.

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