Ciao, Summer 2015

Our young artists have already departed for wherever their next adventures take them – places like Los Angeles, Zurich, New York, Houston, Phoenix, Berlin, Washington and more. Over 10,000 audience members enjoyed our 2015 season operas and concerts, and I hope you were among them. Lee Anne, Morgan and I are taking a couple of

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Day 82: Setting Butterfly Free


My work is done. Literally thousands of hours of prep done by hundreds of people have led us here. This is always a bittersweet moment for those in the performing arts, and even moreso when doing a big show whose opening night is the same as its closing night. Congratulations to all of the folks who shepherded

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Butterfly Photo LiveBlog: T-10


All’s quiet downstairs at the Filene Center. Clockwise from upper left: Wigs awaiting geishas, Cio-Cio San’s kimono, origami cranes in the musicians’ lounge, my office for the day, Act I props.

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