Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Ring in Hartford, Connecticut

We have received a press release from the Hartford [CT] Wagner Festival, announcing a new production of Das Rheingold in August 2014 at the Roberts Theater of the Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford, CT.  The plan is to mount one drama each summer and to present two complete Ring Cycles each year beginning in […]

Wotan’s Eye: Was it Right, and What is Left?

The current issue of the invaluable Wagner Journal includes an article by Michael Trimble, Dale C. Hesdorffer and Robert Letellier on “The Mystery of Wotan’s Missing Eye.”  It reports on a study of production photographs concluding that, though the author never provided for instructions, nearly all actors playing Wotan portrayed a damaged left eye rather […]