Your COC Guide to the HolidaysBy COC StaffPosted in 1920
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Director's Notes: TurandotBy Robert WilsonPosted in 1920
Puccini’s Turandot was inspired by Schiller’s early-19th-century German adaptation of an 18th-century Italian comedy by Carlo Gozzi, who drew on a French retelling of a supposedly traditional Persian fairytale set in ancient China. Gozzi created a piece in the style of commedia dell’arte, a codified theatre form with set characters, story lines, and gestures.
Your Guide to Dvořák's RusalkaBy COC StaffPosted in 1920
A mermaid longs for love and enters a dubious bargain with a sea witch, not realizing the ultimate cost. This classic myth exists in numerous versions, with many regional adaptations, including Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid and Friederich de la Motte Fouqué’s Undine.
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