Lyric Opera offers energetic, traditional ‘Rigoletto’

Mar 18, 2014 970

Plenty of contemporary directors feel compelled to leave a calling card on an opera's front porch, often by reinterpreting or updating a work in an original way, typically with the stated goal of making it more immediately resonant for today's audiences.

In this spirit, "Rigoletto" has been reimagined through the lens of Little Italy in the 1950s, Las Vegas in the 1960s, and even the "Planet of the Apes."

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