"Viva Paris" International Show: A Parisian Revue, Burlesque and Variety Show
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The last date listed for "Viva Paris" International Show was Saturday November 9, 2013 / 10:00pm.
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The story of a king who falls in love with his best friend's wife, Un ballo in maschera recounts the assassination in 1792 of King Gustav III of Sweden, who unwisely attends a masked ball where he finds his life to be in danger. Initially blocked by censors who refused to allow a monarch to be killed on stage, Verdi wrote his way out of their requirements by changing the setting to colonial Boston and giving the characters American names. Miami Lyric Opera's production features an orchestra and chorus, and will be performed in Italian with English translations projected above the stage. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Andy Herrmann
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Although this was billed as a "from France, authentic burlesque review," it was basically a local production with some international performers and a French producer/star. As the stars indicate, it was OK. There was about 40 minutes of quality work and another 40 minutes that felt like filler/stretching it to make a full-length (one act) show. The emcee was horrible (reading from index cards!), but that could be forgiven if the show was really top-notch. It was fine for a local event at the cheapee Goldstar rate, but if I paid full price for the good orchestra seats, I would have been really pissed off.
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Lackluster production featuring some dancing and lots of juggling, (with the juggling being the far better of the two), Viva Paris! was as rained out as the weather outside this very uncomfortable theatre. We got U-level seats, right next to the...continued
Quotes & Highlights
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