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Arts & Entertainment - May 24, 2019

Verdi, Shakespeare and the #MeToo era

West Bay Opera stages the Bard-based comedy — and Verdi's 'ultimate masterpiece' — 'Falstaff'

by John Orr

So, why did West Bay Opera General Director José Luis Moscovich choose Giuseppe Verdi's "Falstaff" to close the venerable company's 63rd season?

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