Folks Operetta revives a lost hit from pre-World War II Berlin.
But what else can you expect from a Viennese operetta?
With “Operetta in Exile,” Chicago Folks Operetta celebrates composers and librettists whose livelihoods—and lives—were threatened by Nazism.
With a new translation and a run at Chopin Theatre, Chicago Folks Operetta cultivates Leo Fall’s 1916 blossom, The Rose of Stambul
A new crop of scrappy troupes is making opera accessible, for both audiences and aspiring singers.