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Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Opera takes a look at the 1950s fitness and dance crazes

If you remember Charles Atlas and Arthur Murray, or just love “Mad Men” and the 1950s, then “Positions 1956” might be for you.
Artisphere, for opera and all arts. (Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)

That’s the theme of an opera-in-the-making. Anne Midgette, the Washington Post classical music critic, reminds us that there is a workshop Wednesday night at 7:30 at Artisphere on this work.

Midgette reports: “Self-help” opera workshopped.

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