Tuesday, May 02, 2006

I want to hear "Why me? Why me?"

WaPo reports "breaking news":

Skating Scandal Made Into Opera

The Associated Press
Tuesday, May 2, 2006; 10:09 AM

MEDFORD, Mass. -- When Tufts music student Abigail Al-Doory sought inspiration for her opera, she looked not to Wagner's "Ring" cycle but to the Olympic rings, where themes like power, envy and greed are plentiful.

In "Tonya and Nancy: The Opera," Al-Doory provides 18 movements on the scandal that turned the once-dainty sport of figure skating into a soap opera of whacking, wailing and time spent in jail... (more at the Post)

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