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Brokeback Opera, take 2

Posted at 10:48 PM on June 16, 2008 by John Birge

Item: This week, Skylark Opera in St. Paul performs Ned Rorem's opera version of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" (MPR sneak preview here!).

Item: La Scala Opera in Milan is commissioning an opera version of Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth."

Item: New York City Opera will produce an opera of the movie "Brokeback Mountain."

Let's hope it's a little more faithful to the movie than this adaptation: