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METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE

Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

METROPOLITAN OPERA: TOSCA

Ended 28 Dec 2013 after 60 days

a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera, the Bayerische Staatsoper and the Teatro alla Scala.

Closed 28 Dec 2013
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Tosca at the Met - Don't Go,
Dec 21, 2013
reviewer: from New York, New York
The production is embarrassing. Right off the bat, a character appears in an obvious stunt-double trick, sings a few lines, and then disappears offstage leaving the stage empty while he climbs a backstage staircase to make a momentary entry on a second level. Sing a few lines - disappear again. Sure, it's covered by music, but an empty stage for 20 sec twice? In the first 3 min? Director screwed up the rest of it too, staging clumsy improbabilities over and over. Poor singers never had a chance. Also, it was impossible to figure out when the story was being told time-wise. Scenic and costume discrepancies sort of indicated there might be a concept at play, but not what it was. The set did everything it could to keep the action in the worst place possible. Finally, the amount of pounding and hammering and so forth backstage at intermission is the worst I've ever heard. Not expected at the Met.
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