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02 Sep 2010

Excuse me, does my Boheme look big in this?

By Rosemary Sorensen [The Australian, 2 September 2010]

PUCCINI'S La Boheme is about Mimi, that pathetic creature who loves oh so briefly, then is snuffed out, coughing up her guts with a bad case of consumption. Never mind that she is able - poor and ill though she may be - to warble at the top of her spotty lungs and drive her lover to distraction. Mimi is a tragic maid.

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