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Jerry Springer the Opera: Review and Pics

Jerry Springer the Opera is profane, vulgar, obvious, offensive and irresistibly entertaining – at least in the first act, when it offers a high art version of the TV talk show that has aimed low since 1991. The New Group production, directed by John Rando and featuring a pitch-perfect 17-member cast led by Terrence Mann and Will Swenson, contrasts the high and the low to hilarious effect.
After Act I of this sing-through musical, though, it’s easy to wonder: What’s the point?

Full review at DC Theatre Scene

 

Click on any photograph by Monique Carboni to see it enlarged.
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About New York Theater
Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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