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Camille Saint-Saëns and His World
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Making his role debut as Philip II in Opera Philadelphia’s first
since 2004, bass-baritone Eric Owens offered a riveting, musically scrupulous portrayal that should only develop over the years.
With his voyeuristic open-to-the-public staging of
seen at Whitebox Arts Center, director R.B. Schlather created an intense, immersive experience that illuminated the emotional heart of Handel’s opera.
Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s musical
, which this month had its official Broadway opening at the Circle in the Square Theater, is funny, touching, unsettling and thought-provoking. It’s also utterly entertaining.
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