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Some Like It Cold

March 25, 2015

My thoughts on the U.S. premiere (and second production of) Marilyn Forever by Gavin Bryars. I am disappointed that my description of an obscene phone caller “twanging his telephone wire” was edited out.

"This opera isn't working. Hey, I know! Let's have two Marilyn Monroes instead of just one!"

Jamie Chamberlin as Marilyn Monroe; Lee Gregory (left, in chair) as the Rehearsal Director; Gavin Bryars in the band on bass. Credit: Keith Ian Polakoff

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