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MOT brings Wagner to its parking deck in inspired COVID-era style

opera October 20, 2020
DETROIT, Mich.–As theaters grapple with what comes next in the COVID-19 era, The Michigan Opera Theatre moved is current production of Wagner’s Twilight: Gods into... Continue Reading

MOT’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ breaks ground on beloved classic

opera November 19, 2019
DETROIT, Mich.–If there’s anything more exquisitely gorgeous than murder and revenge in filthy Victorian London, you certainly wouldn’t know it after seeingMichigan Opera Theatre’s production... Continue Reading

Revel in Opera Modo’s ‘La Gioconda’ at The War Memorial

opera November 08, 2019
Editor's Note: This review was updated from its initial publishing to reflect the reviewer seeing the second cast. DETROIT, Mich.–Sometimes you leave a theater thinking... Continue Reading

Michigan Opera’s ‘Grapes of Wrath’ is powerful and wrenching

opera May 12, 2019
DETROIT, Mich.–Some novels that are 80+ years or so old and get taught in high school English classes can seem tired and even out of... Continue Reading

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