Paul Du Quenoy
July 2019

It's back! For the second time the Metropolitan Opera has revived Robert Lepage's much loathed production of Wagner's epic tetralogy, which is famously dominated by a vast mechanical contraption ("the  machine")  with  twenty-four moving planks. Alas, after nearly ten years in the Met's repertoire, this massive effort, which cost tens of millions of dollars to create and millions more to accommodate on the Met[...]