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Review: ‘Who’s the Boss’ at The In Series

The In Series’ production of Who’s the Boss? is a fusion of two comic operettas, Giovanni Pergolesi’s La Serva Padrona and Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial By Jury, re-imagined as companion pieces though they were written over a hundred years apart. In writer and Director Nick Olcott’s playful production, the two pieces are set in early-1900’s […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Do Not Disturb’

Anyone looking for a respite from this summer’s sultry heat need look no further than the stage at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, where Do Not Disturb—a cross between comic opera and bedroom farce—is having its world premiere as part of the 2016 Capital Fringe Festival. Presented by the Forgotten Opera Company—the contemporary sibling of […]

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Review: ‘Cosi Fan Tutte Goes Hollywood’ at The In Series

The confusion all begins with the title. Cosi Fan Tutte — It is of course the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart comic opera, or “opera buff,” that is today considered part of the gold standard of the opera empyrean! But more about the title later. Washington DC area audiences now have a real treat this coming weekend, in the second two of a total of only four performances of a new jewel in the Mozart crown. […]

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‘Don Giovanni’ at The In Series

The In Series takes Mozart to a 1920s bible belt Revival in a creative and fun reimagining of Don Giovanni. Artistic Director Carla Hübner commissioned a new English language libretto by Bari Biern to tell the story of the libertine who bamboozles a town before they take their revenge. Biern wrote the hilarious Wild West […]

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‘A Family Reunion’ at The In Series by Jessica Vaughan

A Family Reunion at the In Series is a world premier 20 years in the making by DC Librettist William Moses and Composer Chris Patton. Moses also directed this touching piece about the universal value of family. In Series Artistic Director Carla Hübner acknowledges that this is by far their most ambitious project to date […]

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