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24 Jan 2010

Opera review: Long Beach Opera stages 'Good Soldier Schweik'

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2010/01/long-beach-opera-stages-good-soldier-schweik.html

By Mark Swed [LA Times, 24 January 2010]

Robert Kurka’s “The Good Soldier Schweik” is a sassy opera. Long Beach Opera is a sassy company. So there was never need to wonder whether this plucky American cult opera from the 1950s should suit the American opera company known for its profuse pluck. Of course it did Saturday night in an entertaining production at Center Theater of the Long Beach Performing Arts Center that will be repeated in Santa Monica on Saturday.

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