Posts tagged "Brandon Jovanovich"

"Ariadne auf Naxos" (Lyric Opera): Seriously Playful, Playfully Serious!

I’ve gone back to my old high school to see a musical.  It was uncomfortable. After regularly seeing full-blown Chicago-based extravaganzas, the hometown version made me feel self-conscious and snobby.  I was uneasy when my friend, the director, eagerly asked me what I thought of the car.  I bit back the clarification, ‘the crappy cardboard... Read more »

Review "Carmen": 2011 Version More Sultry Seductress Than Playful Party Girl!

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents CARMEN In the Ardis Krainik Theatre, 20 N. Wacker Composed by Georges Bizet Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy Based on the novella “Carmen” by Prosper Merimee Performed in French in Four ActsProjected English titles by Francis RizzoConducted by Alain AltinogluStage directed by Harry SilversteinRemaining performances on October 20th, 22nd, 25th, 29th... Read more »