News Articles for "Title Role"
The list of tenors who can sing the title role of Wagner's "Siegfried" is such a short one that any newcomer tackling the part at the Metropolitan Opera is...read more
Review: 'Jekyll & Hyde' overwrought, in a good way
Yes, it is bombastic and overwrought. It's true that there's enough smoke to make three Whitesnake videos. OK, it sometimes makes "The Phantom of the Oper...read more
Fiona Shaw plays the Virgin Mary with 'no agenda'
Fiona Shaw's small Broadway dressing room had the look of a makeshift bar. There were more than a dozen bottles of wine stashed on a high shelf. "It looks...read more
McAnuff's nuclear version of 'Faust' back at Met
Maybe Des McAnuff should have added a Slim Pickens-type Maj. Kong from "Dr. Strangelove" to ride the atomic bomb in his production of Gounod's "Faust" for...read more