Proverbial Talk of the Town

by Suzanne Calvin

 

Yes, as suspected, the announcement that the Dallas Opera and Cowboys Stadium have partnered for an April 28th live simulcast of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” has quickly become the talk of the town.

You may select from a variety of journalistic takes on the upcoming event…

From Daniel J. Wakin at “The New York Times”

Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell at “The Dallas Morning News”

Gregory Sullivan Isaacs at “Theater Jones”

WFAA Television

Sarah Blaskovich at “Pegasus News”

Jerome Weeks at KERA’s “Art and Seek”

Peter Simek at “D Magazine”

Jeanne Prejean at “My Sweet Charity”

Greg Janda of NBC5

Jamie Laughlin at “The Dallas Observer”

The Associated Press and NPR Classical

Ben Maller of “The Post Game” on Yahoo! Sports

And Liz Johnstone of “The Front Burner” blog for D Magazine

Where Glenn Hunter weighed in with an “Onion-esque” spoof.

Here’s another silly spoof from Jimmy Fowler at “Fort Worth Weekly.”  What?  It’s not meant to be?  Seriously? I guess I’ll have to take your word for it.  Portions of it read like dialogue written for Margaret Dumont from the Marx Brothers’ ”A Night at the Opera.” 

In any event -- get ‘em while they’re hot!  Here’s one more link to the reserved seats page.

I sincerely hope we’ll see you there, with the entire extended family.

(Photo of Charlotte Jones Anderson, Keith Cerny, and Gene Jones courtesy of Karen Almond, Dallas Opera)

Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR

 

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