Rob Ford: The Opera
Jerry Springer, Anna Nicole Smith and Diana, Princess of Wales are all contemporary public figures who've been the subject of an opera. Now, it's Toronto mayor, Rob Ford's turn. Here and Now's Dagna Pielaszkiewicz attended a rehearsal of Rob Ford: The Opera to speak to librettist, Michael Patrick Albano. He is the resident stage director of Opera Studies at University of Toronto's Faculty of Music. And Andrew Haji, the U of T student who will be playing Rob Ford. Listen (runs 5:07)
The one-time performance will be happening this Sunday at 2:30 PM.