Saturday, April 30, 2011
La Traviata -- Before the Show
As for Kleenex potential, well . . .
Boundary-crossing in Miller's career is echoed in La Traviata's positioning on the borders of classical music and more popular (populist?) genres. Besides supplying music for countless cartoons over the years, La Traviata (itself based on a book,La Dame aux Caméllias by Alexandre Dumas, fils) inspired Pretty Woman and Moulin Rouge.
rushing off to the backstage tour . . . back soon with lots to tell, I'm sure . . .