Failed opera to be restaged as musicalmain
Friedrich Dürrenmatts ‘Der Besuch der alten Dame’ (the old lady’s visit) has never caught on outside Austro-Germany, either as a play or in Gottfried von Einem’s 1971 operatic snooze, despite having the irresistible Christa Ludwig in the title role.
So they’re giving it another crack next week – as a musical. Read here.
Photo: Barbara Zeininger