Regie comments on work/life balance

aixfigaro

With more overtime I might be able to afford my own flat…

The Aix-en-Provence Le nozze di Figaro has been around for a few years now but I just remembered that, in this production, Figaro and Susanna live in the office. Not only is that a comment on overtime but possibly on the precarious access to housing we’re facing nowadays. We’ve come a long way!

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About dehggial

opera lover with a predilection for Mozart and Baroque

Posted on July 13, 2015, in mozart, rants & occasional humour and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. They do in the Peter Sellars version too – or, at least, they live in what appears to be the laundry room in Trump Towers, with the aristocrats up in the penthouse. It works surprisingly well as a comment on modern employer-employee power relations.

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