The Marriage of Figaro
Boston Conservatory, Boston
Music by Mozart, Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
directed by Nathan Troup, music director Andrew Altenbach
lights Jeff Adelberg, costumes Lara de Bruijn
  1. Title 19
  2. Title 20
Reviews
 
BoCo Revives The Rake’s Progress
by Vance Koven - March 27, 2015
Boston Musical Intelligencer
The production had numerous imaginative touches as well: Troup’s direction was straightforward (with, as mentioned, a few entertaining excursions into physical comedy as well as a good feeling for stage tableaux) but made fine use of the scrim, on which a compilation from the Hogarth etchings was projected, along with translucent panels with sections of them. The scrim allowed extension of semi-entrances and exits, put distance between Shadow and the other characters (though not consistently), and the panels were well used to illustrate Anne’s trudge through London to find Tom. The sets by Julia Noulin-Mérat and the lighting by Carl Wiemann were likewise simple and effective, and also interacted well with the scrim and panels.