International Reviews

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The Cult Play

“Welcome to the sanctuary. Please turn off your cellphones and put your coats and bags under the chairs.” That is the greeting that soft-voiced and bo...
Canadian Opera Company’s production of Rigoletto, 2018. Photo Michael Cooper
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Rigoletto

Alexander Neef, General Director of the COC, describes Verdi’s Rigoletto as “incendiary”. He situates this production within a historical moment where...
Balls 59E59 Theatre
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Balls

A thrilling, inventive, physical, breathless re-telling of the Battle of the Sexes - the celebrated 1970s Houston Astrodome tennis match that was a wa...
Guillaume Tell Teatro Massimo, Palermo© rosellina garbo_0
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Guillaume Tell

The opening night of a new season at the Teatro Massimo is always an event for the entire city of Palermo, and this year is also its first great event...
Jericho The Attic Theater Company
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Jericho

When picking a partner, Esther Perel, a couples psychotherapist, says that we each cast the other in the role we need them to play. Even if the partne...
The Undertaking 59E59 Theaters, NYC Photo by Carol Rosegg
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The Undertaking

In the beginning, all we know is the premise. A “playful and idiosyncratic take on the classical trip to the land of the dead,” the 59E59 Theaters web...
Barber of Seville Oslo Opera House
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Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville is a remarkable opera. Now more than 200 years old – it was premiered in 1816 - it is a comedy that still has the power to provo...
A Midsummer Night’s Dream The Israeli Opera, Tel-Aviv
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Midsummer Night’s Dream

This review must begin with applause to people whose names do not appear in the list of credits below: the management of the Israeli Opera House. For ...
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The City ( העיר הזאת)

"The City" is a modern Hebrew-language rap musical detective thriller, written by the local Jerusalem band "The Victor Jackson Show". Its is a masterpiece of hip-hop poetry slam...