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22 Feb 2006

In Tiny Quarters, Pomp and a Grandness of Spirit

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/22/arts/music/22amat.html

amato_aida_backdrop.jpgBy ANNE MIDGETTE [NY Times, 22 February 2006]

Opera inspires a rare kind of fanatical love. There are many small theater companies in New York, but I know of none solely devoted to producing, say, the works of Shakespeare in lovingly homemade productions. Yet there is a long tradition in this city of a genre a friend of mine has dubbed "garage opera," meaning opera produced in very small spaces by people who love it so much they have determined to find a way to make it themselves.

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