From the first, distinctively dramatic notes until the emotionally-charged finale, The Dallas Opera’s current production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Turandot” is a feast of sight and near-heavenly sound.
With all the uncertainity in today’s world, it’s comforting to know some things never change. Like here in Texas, we always do it up big. Wedding showers, theme parties, opening nights – we know how to put on a show.
A pair of imposing sandaled feet (see photo at left) greet visitors to the Dallas Museum of Art’s current exhibit, The Legacy of the Plumed Serpent in Ancient Mexico. The rest of the Atlantid warrior is missing, but it’s not hard to imagine his larger-than-life-sized square, thick body standing guard near the gates of a long lost city or temple.
One could be forgiven at the opening of “Jersey Boys” for thinking they’d walked into the wrong theater.