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Review: Intimate Apparel Weaves Its Spell
February 1, 2022, 1:10.39 am ET


Photos: Julieta Cervantes

By Brian Scott Lipton

Even the most ardent musical theater lover can be put off by the idea of “opera,” where lyrics may sound unintelligible, dramatic depth is often sacrificed for musical grandiosity, and spectacle can overwhelm substance. Luckily, none of the above applies to the satisfying “new opera” version of Lynn Nottage’s “Intimate Apparel,” now at the Mitzi Newhouse Theatre at Lincoln Center. Read Full Review