“Minnesota Opera's 'Rigoletto' offers scorching take on politics, patriarchy and power . . . refreshed and relevant in today's world . . . boldly re-imagined by director Regan . . . Regan’s handling of the all-male chorus was particularly incisive . . .” Terry Blain, Star Tribune

 

“Director Austin Regan balances the concept with the classical essence of Verdi to beautifully unified effect.” John Townsend, Lavender Magazine

“Powerful and intimate . . . a deft example of the versatility of this Verdi masterwork.” John Garland, The Growler

“Twisted Rigoletto is riveting drama at the Ordway,” Post Bulletin

“Does full justice to the splendor of Verdi's music,” Talkin Broadway                   

“Marvelous," Pioneer Press

 “A timely, thought-provoking new production,” Bugaboo Musings