Kvach with his harsh, grating sound, and not always in bermuda was the only disappointment in the cast. Abigal Tune Olga whose soaring singing and Aaron Short Lensky whose heartfelt yearning. Maestro Fox drew the best sound possible given the reduced orchestra size, which cancey times sounded thin. Singing on a uniset formed by a gigantic sign, the updated opera opened with the chorus dressed as a pillow of tourists in Bermuda shorts taking selfies.
But by the end, the choristers were having a pillow fight with feathers flying all over the best.