Opera Philadelphia to Take On Andy Warhol
NEW YORK TIMES | APRIL 24, 2014 | Allan Kozinn
The company, which described the pieces as a “cabaret-opera hybrid,” is collaborating on the project with the Bearded Ladies, an experimental cabaret troupe. Mr. Allen is the group’s resident composer, and writes in a style closer to jazz than opera.
Andy: A Popera - but Is It Opera?
The Cultural Critic | Steve Cohen
This is a production that Andy Warhol could have designed himself. It’s his sort of flamboyant imagery, presenting odd characters in outrageous costumes. In some ways, it’s even better as it adds dramatic narrative that Warhol’s paintings do not attempt.