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Riverdale season 7, episode 1 release date, time, channel, and plot

Digital Trends 29 Mar 2023
Who would have thought all the way back in 2017 that a small CW show that took post-WWII comic book characters and plunked them down into a sexy, nighttime soap opera would succeed? Ever since its debut, Riverdale has defied expectations, with season after season of head-scratching plot twists ... Contents ... Related Videos ... PT/9 p.m. ET ... Sure! Here it is..

The Zealous Efforts to “Get Trump” Continue Unabated, by Boyd D. Cathey

The Unz Review 29 Mar 2023
Much of the media has been obsessed recently about a putative legal action which may be brought by New York DA, Alvin Bragg, against President Donald Trump ... Trump ... And the cast of actors in that unreal travesty makes the most absurd vocalists in any comic opera by Gilbert & Sullivan look like characters in a Shakespeare tragedy ... It was not alone.

[BN] Things To Do: Easter Eggsperience, opera, pierogies and an all-local artisan market

The Buffalo News 28 Mar 2023
BY SYDNEY BUCHOLTZ. March 30-April 6, 2023 ... Courtesy Sara Schmidle ... Opera-Lytes ... 7.30 p.m ... " A mustache-twirling villain, a love-crazed maiden, a hornpiping sailor, and a simple farmer with a hideous secret, to say nothing of a chorus of Professional Bridesmaids" is the intriguing and entertaining description of this comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan.

Horace N. Allen: Joseon's foreign royal physician

Korea Times 25 Mar 2023
King Gojong in early 1884. Robert Neff Collection. By Robert Neff. "The position of court physician [in the mid-1880s] was no sinecure," especially if you were a foreigner, declared Horace N. Allen in one of his many publications of life in Korea ... Down the corridors he strode, past the slouching sentries in their comic opera uniforms ... in 1887 ... .

If you’re anywhere near Edinburgh, get a ticket: Scottish Opera's Il trittico reviewed

The Spectator 23 Mar 2023
It does no harm, once in a while, to assume that the creators of an opera actually know what they’re doing ... Promoters and directors have had other ideas, and between the wars it was apparently common to perform the triptych’s comic final opera, Gianni Schicchi, in a double bill with Strauss’s Salome, which must have been an interesting night out.

Today In Johnson City History: March 23

Johnson City Press 23 Mar 2023
... each others’ ‘duties and responsibilities.’ Bate and McMillin will not be disinterested spectators of the comic opera which Bob, the softhearted, Essary, the horny floater, Fields, the sweet singer, and Hannah, the young man eloquent, have staged for a run of several months.

Top of the Morning, March 18, 2023

The News-Gazette 18 Mar 2023
Something for musical fans of all ages is on its way to the Virginia Theatre ... An adaptation of an 1879 comic opera by Arthur Sullivan and W.S ...It’s a very funny opera,” cast member Angela Christine Smith said. “I think it’s one of the best for kids it’s very accessible ... .

Review: The Met’s Falstaff Revival Is Fantastically Funny

New York Observer 17 Mar 2023
Karen Almond/Met Opera ... Christopher Maltman combines an easy comic timing and emotional outbursts in both Ford and as Mr ... Nanetta and Fenton’s plot is most familiar to comic opera—we know they should marry, simply because they are young, beautiful and amiable, and we know Ford is wrong to pair his daughter with Dr.

Theater roundup: 'Quickies,' openings, closings

The Buffalo News 16 Mar 2023
BY MELINDA MILLER SPECIAL TO THE NEWS ... Quick, indeed ... Uneven. Sharp. Rough. Amusing. Directors are Richard Satterwhite and Kate Powers, guiding three plays each ... The wacky whodunnit "The Play That Goes Wrong" finishes its run at D' Youville Kavinoky Theatre on Sunday, one week after the comic game board mystery "Clue" closed at the Lancaster Opera House.

Opera Otago

Otago Daily Times 15 Mar 2023
Opera Otago presents comic operetta�An Incomplete Education, by Emmanual Chabrier, from March 22-25 at Hanover Hall ... .

Theater roundup: A quick run of 'Quickies,' openings and closings

The Buffalo News 14 Mar 2023
Melinda Miller ... Quick, indeed ... Uneven. Sharp. Rough. Amusing ... Love comes up ... People are also reading… ... The wacky whodunnit “The Play That Goes Wrong” finishes its run at D’Youville Kavinoky Theatre on March 19, one week after the comic gameboard mystery “Clue” closed at the Lancaster Opera House ... From murder to ghosts at RLTP, Lancaster Opera House.

EXCLUSIVE: 'What's not to like? Except her views on the law!' Conservative justice Antonin Scalia ...

The Daily Mail 05 Mar 2023
Scalia ... New book Scalia ... The SCOTUS justices are seen posing with members of the cast of 'Ariadne auf Naxos' following a performance at the Washington Opera in 1994. The justices, both opera lovers, appeared as extras during the performance ... The previous year they had been made the subject of the comic opera 'Scalia/Ginsberg' by Derrick Wang ... .

Wait, the new Hellboy movie might actually be good

Polygon 02 Mar 2023
Mike Mignola/Dark Horse Comics ... The Crooked Man , both the comic and the upcoming film, tell a story set in 1950s rural Appalachia ... “But some of the comics Mike was doing at the time had a very different feeling ... Mignola said that del Toro also pitched him on a Hellboy 3 comic book sequel , which the Hellboy creator declined.

Dated and wasteful: Rusalka, at the Royal Opera House, reviewed

The Spectator 02 Mar 2023
There can be no definitive way to stage an opera, and it’s the critic’s duty to keep an open mind ... Then you pitch up at the Royal Opera House’s new production of Dvorak’s Rusalka and it’s as if some mischievous sprite has magicked you straight back to 1960 ... Many opera-goers, of course, will sigh with relief.

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