Love Sick: A Rock Opera
By Andrew Andrews
There have been others, of course, and the line that separates a rock opera from a musical is far from dark and solid. But most have one thing in common: they sound a lot more
Georgia Shreve’s Love Sick is different.
Unlike the typical rock opera, which tells a story through a series of rock songs, Love Sick tells the story of Paul (Roy Hage) and his rebound relationship with Kate (Jessica Fishenfeld), through a virtually nonstop barrage of operatic arias,
We’re talking thirty-five songs,
Now, before you worry that
The highlight of this production is its performers: Hage and Fishenfeld are joined onstage by Timothy McDevitt, Cameron Bartell, Carla Jablonski, Georgia Haege and Edith Grossman, and the extensive backgrounds of these classically-trained vocalists mean that every note is delivered
The accompaniment, provided by Contraband
And the venue, National Sawdust, is as
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Andrew Andrews attended Love Sick: A Rock Opera at National Sawdust Main Hall in Brooklyn on Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 7:30pm to write this review.