The set is a very clever unit set (that is, it will remain on stage as is for the entire show) -- castle with stairs, ramparts, very interesting use of perspective.Daggers, castles, candelabras, all very atmospheric, no?
Here's Ling Chan, the very gracious VOA Social Media Manager, getting a shot of us -- do check out the Vancouver Opera's blog, if you get a chance, to see photos and coverage not only of the opera but of the Bloggers' Night at the Opera. The VOA has been widely lauded for its use of social media in various forms to get the word out about opera as entertainment that still rocks in the 21st century!Really, I'd better go . . . talk more in the intermission