Today in Toronto: Luisa Fernanda, Onegin and The Enslavement and Liberation of Oksana G.
Luisa Fernanda Toronto Operetta Theatre is taking the plunge with a pleasing work by Moreno Torroba, which premiered in Madrid in 1932 and is more seriously engaged with political issues than most operettas. Find out more »
Onegin Choreographer John Cranko’s 1965 take on Onegin, based on Pushkin’s arch-romantic poetic novel, is a heady combo of czarist Russian opulence and intimate personal anguish, all set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score. Find out more »
The Enslavement and Liberation of Oksana G. The first act of Tapestry New Opera’s next big production—about a Ukrainian girl mired in the world of sex trafficking—gets a workshop reading here. Find out more »