03 Feb 2008

Dallas Opera presents lurid Bible story 'Salome'


Mlada_Khudoley_Salome.pngBy SCOTT CANTRELL [The Dallas Morning News, 1 February 2008]

It's got murder and suicide, dirty dancing, necrophilia and incestuous droolings, all packed into a mere 110 minutes. The cast of characters includes a slimy monarch in a dusty corner of the Middle East, his obsessive Lolita of a stepdaughter and a strange, bearded, doom-spouting evangelist.