RSOC is moving to Minneapolis! As many of you know, the production arm of the Reduced Spice Opera Company was closed for the 2012-2013 season. We are very pleased to announce that the production arm will be resuming operations in the Summer of 2014 – in Minneapolis! New details will follow after the official press release. […]
RSOC staff sat down with founder Basil Considine to ask some questions about breaking into the field of opera directing. Here’s what he had to say: RSOC: How does someone become an opera director? Basil: By accident. (laughs) I’m completely serious: most directors start out as performers, whether that is behind the piano, onstage as […]
Playwrights’ Commons, a local new play development organization, has announced its participants for the 2013 Freedom Art Theatre Retreat. RSOC founder Basil Considine has been selected as a participant.
This weekend, Boston Opera Collaborative is staging Rossini’s opera La Cenerentola (1817) at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester, MA, 1-4 August, 2013. The Strand Theatre is a magnificent old dame of a theatre that’s off the beaten path for many Boston area residents; after the end of major road construction on Mass Ave, it is […]
Chaim Potok’s classic novel The Chosen (1967) was adapted for the stage by the author and Aaron Posner a few years before Potok’s death; it now returns in a revised edition by Posner in a production by Barrington Stage. ArtsFuse has a glowing review. The Chosen runs 18 July-3 August 2013 at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage […]
The RSOC site received an Easter surprise this year in the form of an outage with our web hosting provider. Unfortunately, this surprise included a discovery that there was an also an issue with their site backup system. As a result, much of the Reduced Spice Opera Company website will be offline until the restore […]