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Folk Opera

Get Lost At The Sea With 'Lillian,' A Folk Opera

Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts

Say goodbye to white gloves, binoculars, Italian belted high notes and viking hats; opera has a new face, complete with a scruffy five o'clock shadow....

The Powerful Appeal of Opera To Ethnic Communities (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In 1964, when a new musical based on the tales of Sholem Aleichem began its pre-Broadway tryout in Detroit, the producers feared the show might be "to...

THE SKINNY: Ben Lear's Folk Opera And MEM's Indie Psych Pop Performing Live Tomorrow In NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Ben Lear and MEM Perform Their New Albums in a Church WHO: Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell, hand in hand. WHEN: Saturday September 18th, 2010...