If there is an unequivocal argument for continuing to produce big classical opera as part of Washington National Opera’s mission, then this production of Don Giovanni makes the case. Weighing in pound for pound of set, number of union orchestra players, a large international cast, and over three and a half hours, it’s a hefty […]
Archives for September 24, 2012
The Book of Mormon – revisited
Eighteen months ago, The Book of Mormon opened on Broadway, thus knocking out the rumor that the Broadway musical was a dead form, and that we were all doomed to have nothing but revivals, pop tune collections, and rock ‘n roll imitations of what used to be a pure American art form.