Tag Archives: NYC Opera

NYC Opera Faces Bankruptcy

The New York City Opera’s now-running production of Anna Nicole may be its last. After the curtain falls following the last performance of “Anna Nicole” – an audacious chronicle of tabloid diva Anna Nicole Smith that opened the company’s 2013-14 season – the “People’s Opera” will have only a few days to raise millions of dollars. The 70-year-old company, which ...

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Brokeback Mountain, The Opera

Yup. New York City Opera has commissioned American composer Charles Wuorinen to write an opera based on “Brokeback Mountain,” a love story about two U.S. ranch-hands that won three Oscars when it was turned into a movie. The opera house’s spokesman Gerard Mortier said in a statement on Sunday that Wuorinen had accepted an invitation to compose an opera based ...

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And The Pope Wears A Funny Hat

Worldwide Plaza lobby, Monday, 4pm Ad Guy 1: Wanna get a drink after work? Ad Guy 2: Is the governor blind? That didn’t take long.

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Arrrrr!

Tonight Little David and I attended Pirates Of Penzance at the New York City Opera. My first Gilbert & Sullivan. We sat in the Lincoln Center equivalent of Shea Stadium’s upper deck, but luckily I brought my binoculars, which I used to pick out how many of the pirates I recognized from the Eagle. (At least two.) Anyway, the tickets ...

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