Jerry Springer: The Opera

The Jerry Springer show -- that mesmerizing, down-market, slugfest -- has inspired an opera, and the first reviews are in: it’s good.

In today’s New York Times, Ben Brantley writes:

“If the real “Jerry Springer Show” turns its rowdy, angry guests into objects of sneering sport, 'Jerry Springer: The Opera' sees them as figures of passion, whose impulses, however base, translate into song that reaches for the stars.”

Reach for the stars and read more:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/31/theater/31springer.html?_r...

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Jerry Springer

First the Met goes to the movies, now Jerry Springer and the opera combine! The union is shocking! I will try to be open minded. I'm trying to think of other things I don't like that could be combined with opera - country music and opera, Bill O'Reilly and opera, okra and opera....