Stage & Dance

August 20, 2009

Singing praises of contemporary opera

It's a kitchen disaster of operatic proportions. Mrs. Schroedinger's dessert collapsed, and she's sure it's because of her deluxe refrigerator. So she calls the mechanic, the quantum mechanic, and pleads with him to come over. OK, it might not be operatic if your idea of the art form is aristocrats and courtesans in stories, set in far-off places and times, that last for three acts and as many hours.

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