'La Grande-Duchesse De Gerolstein'
Jacques Offenbach operettas come equipped with sparkling melodies, sharp social satire, highly theatrical set pieces, and comic verve. The satire victims of this Opera Boston show are militarism and those darn obsessions of the ruling class. When the operetta premiered in 1867 to celebrate the Exposition Universelle in Paris, visiting diplomats and dignitaries found themselves the targets of the composer's satirical pokes. Stephanie Blythe makes her Boston stage debut in the title role. The opera… Show more
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