MEDIA COVERAGE

The way ¡Figaro! (90210) directly addresses contemporary issues like multiculturalism, immigration reform, and income inequality (not to mention hip-hop posturing and, of course, sexting!) has made it a show lots people can't stop talking about.

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2017 COVERAGE

Trump Has Changed a Night at the Opera Too

The New York Times

May 26, 2017

“¡Figaro! (90210), an adaptation of 'The Marriage of Figaro' with a cleverly rewritten, stingingly contemporary libretto by Vid Guerrerio...predated the rise of Trump, and seems, in retrospect, to have anticipated it."

NYFOS: Song of the Day

New York Festival of Song

May 26, 2017

“It felt like the writer gave me a journey back through time: I felt the sense of immediacy and danger that audiences must have felt in the 1790’s" –

Vid Guerrerio's acclaimed adaptation of "The Marriage of Figaro" has touched a nerve

The New Yorker

April 12, 2017

 

What to do in New York: See ¡Figaro! (90210)

New York Magazine

April 4, 2017

The classic opera "Figaro" takes on Trump

CNN en español

April 10, 2017

¡Figaro! (90210) on the New York Minute

Fox 5

March 31, 2017

Your Weekend Starts Now... with ¡Figaro! (90210)

NY1

April 6, 2017

Qué Tal, Figaro: ¡Figaro! (90210) at The Duke on 42nd Street

Huffington Post

April 1, 2017

Figaro is an undocumented Mexican and works in Beverly Hills

Hoy Los Angeles (en español)

April 1, 2017

Mozart Meets Trump In Gotham Return Of Pro-Immigrant ‘¡Figaro! (90210)’

Deadline.com

March 2, 2017

PREVIOUS COVERAGE: VIDEO

Mozart in Spanglish? A vibrant, multi-ethnic reboot in ¡Figaro! (90210)

NBCNews.com

MARCH 19, 2016

 

Immigration and the Opera

Al Jazeera English

APRIL 4, 2016

 

¡Figaro! (90210) on Primer Impacto

Univisión (en español)
By NAYELI CHAVEZ

MARCH 28, 2016

 

Nueva York ya tiene su Figaro mexicano

Telemundo - Un Nuevo Día (en español)

MARCH 29, 2016

 

Se abre el telón de "Figaro 90210"

Univisión (en español)
By CECILIA BOGRÁN

JANUARY 18, 2015

 

Act One Finale Excerpt

LA Opera's World Premiere Production on YouTube

 

 


RADIO

Mozart's 'Marriage of Figaro' gets SoCal update

KPCC - The Frame

By JOSIE HUANG

JANUARY 16, 2015

 

A new opera takes on immigration reform

KCRW - Which Way LA?

By AVISHAY ARTSY

JANUARY 15, 2015

 

Mozart with a twist: LA Opera tackles immigration issues with 'Figaro 90210'

KPCC - Multi-American

By JOSIE HUANG

JANUARY 13, 2015

 


PRINT

A Hyperlocal Figaro Puts Immigration on Center Stage

KCET Artbound

By ELINA SHATKIN

JANUARY 16, 2015

 

Modern-Day Mozart Opera 'Figaro 90210' to World Premiere in LA

Hollywood Reporter

By JORDAN RIEFE

JANUARY 16, 2015

 

Preview: ¡Figaro! (90210)

Meg's New Music Blog

By MEG WILHOITE

JUNE 13, 2013

 

Los Angeles Opera Preview: ¡FIGARO! (90210)

Stage and Cinema

By TONY FRANKEL

JANUARY 11, 2015

 

Figaro “Unbound”—but undocumented: ¡Figaro! (90210)
Artillery Mag

By EZRHA JEAN BLACK

JANUARY 17, 2015

 

LA Opera Presents the Marriage of Old and New with ‘¡Figaro! (90210)’
Entertainment Voice

By JENNY LESTER

JANUARY 1, 2015

 

An All-American 'Figaro' at the Hop 
Seven Days Vermont

By AMY LILLY

APRIL 1, 2015

 

At the Hopkins Center, An Updated ‘Figaro’
Valley News

By NICOLA SMITH

APRIL 9, 2015

 

“¡Figaro! (90210)” finds new voice, staging at Hop
The Dartmouth

By HALLIE HUFFAKER

APRIL 8, 2015

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