Thursday, July 30, 2015

Anna Nicole Smith: The Opera

No joke. The Royal Opera House in London has premiered Anna Nicole, an opera based on the life of the late American sex symbol.

Anna Nicole Smith: The Opera

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No joke. The Royal Opera House in London has premiered Anna Nicole, an opera based on the life of the late American sex symbol.

The Guardian has an interesting sampling of opinions - divided down the middle, I'd say. Photos from the New York Times here.

The Times, by the way, gives it a rave:

"...It proved a weirdly inspired work, an engrossing, outrageous, entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving new opera. This was an improbable triumph for Covent Garden."

More here.

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