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A Bullet Straight to the Heart: The Real Story of Frank Butler and Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley was a self-made woman who overcame a horrible childhood, made a name for herself in man’s world – the world of shooting—and became one of America’s greatest cultural icons. Irving Berlin immortalized her story with his musical Annie … Continue reading

En garde!

In Anne Bogart’s version of Carmen, the tension of the bullfight comes through in more than just the Toreador Aria. The dynamics of bullfighting is present in much of the interplay between people. Dancers and singers alike circle one another—gauging … Continue reading

The Argonauts: To Colchis and Beyond!

Early in Cherubini’s opera, Jason and his Argonauts present Glauce, princess of Corinth, with the Golden Fleece. Although the libretto doesn’t differentiate between members of the male chorus, director Michael Barker-Caven assigned  each of the chorus men an Argonaut persona … Continue reading