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Sydney Opera House: Opera Theatre
|Opera Australia: The Marriage of Figaro with a difference|
|From the opening bars of the Overture of Opera Australia’s production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro it was clear that this was going to be a production with a difference. As the orchestra began, the curtain raised to reveal a room, painted in brilliant white, with clothes rails at either end containing maids’ costumes. Gradually the maids entered in their modern clothing and began undressing and putting on their maids’ uniforms, hanging up their jeans and t-shirts on the coat hangers.|
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