Richard Sasanow

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Reviews (5)
Fedora
Upper W Side
BroadwayWorld

"The opera seemed to supply the audience with a helluva good time, despite a plot that even left the creators of the production scratching their heads." Full Review

Elektra
Upper W Side
BroadwayWorld

"Richard Strauss's 'Elektra' is simply overwhelming--particularly when you have Nina Stemme and, especially, Lise Davidsen, as the title character and her sister Chrysothemis, ably abetted by Greer Grimsley as their brother, Orest, and an incredible supporting cast top to bottom...I would be lying if I didn't tell you that some new audiences find it too intense and go wild with enthusiasm while saying 'Never again.' It's that exhausting. Yet, under Donald Runnicles' baton, there was a sense o... Full Review

Mata Hari
Soho/Tribeca
BroadwayWorld

"A compelling, though somewhat messy, work…Marks' smart score covers a variety of styles, with engaging forays into rock and standard opera, thoughtfully allowing a difference in the way the characters are treated. I'm sure that Marks and Peers had their reasons for leaving the title character without any music, but I thought it was a missed opportunity, despite the dramatic effectiveness of Tina Mitchell in the title role…A pretty gripping 90 minutes." Full Review

Idomeneo
Upper W Side
BroadwayWorld

"Overall, the singing was good, but without setting the stage ablaze." Full Review

Rigoletto
Upper W Side
BroadwayWorld

for a previous production "While I was a fan of the "Rat Pack" production that preceded it--I know many weren't--I was ready to see what the Tony-Award winning director had up his sleeve. What followed was disappointing, despite some creditable singing and smooth, involved orchestral playing under Daniele Rustioni, with much blame I thought, going to Sher." Full Review