There’s a war raging in Europe. A brutal clash that includes an entrenched repressive autocracy and ordinary civilians determined to fight for their freedom. Tyrannical power is vested in one […]
“Honor incarnate” meets a dirtbag in Puccini’s opera, with tragic results.
Heavy-handed direction highlights the outdated sexism of the 19th-century story.
The 2018 season opens with Puccini’s sublime music and a cast primed to make the most of it.
Puccini’s opera returns to the Lyric, and so does its troubling Orientalism.
Lyric Opera nails a Butterfly, while Kelli Harrington does Callas at Theo Ubique.
There’s a lot to like in Julie Taymor’s Across the Universe, but be sure to put your brain on hold.