The two-part evening starts arch, but ends in triumph.
In a delightful song program, Ashley Robillard and Siena Licht Miller show exceptional promise.
It would be hard to imagine a better metaphor for O18 than this poignant new opera.
Warmth, humor, and joyful out-and-proud-ness dominate the mood, yet there is considerable darkness in Mac’s view of both past and present.
A particular tension—between angry political resistance, and gloriously buoyant queerness—fuels TM24’s immense energy.
The “semi-staging” seen here delivers less theater than no staging at all.
The group is among the most distinguished AVA has had in memory.
The provocative show that director Emma Griffin offers here goes beyond a reimagined staging.
How do you like your Carmen? The role – and Bizet’s opera – contain multitudes.
The vocal standards are high, and the pleasure of discovering new talent always exhilarating.