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14 Aug 2008

Glimmerglass Shakes It Up

http://www.syracusenewtimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2275&Itemid=148

By James MacKillop [Syracuse New Times, 13 August 2008]

There’s more to William Shakespeare than the words. This summer Glimmerglass Opera of Cooperstown has programmed four otherwise unconnected works for musical theater based on their roots in the plays of Shakespeare. Gone are iambic pentameter, Elizabethan dress and all the famous quotes. Instead, we have something like the Bard as librettist, with whole characterizations and segments of plot lines rearranged for musical advantage.

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