Painless Prediction: A Wave of Raves for Jerry Springer: The Opera

Michael Brandon as Jerry, image:

Guardian‘s Michael Billington’s got one that begins: “Reviewing an already acclaimed show is a bit like arriving sober at a party where everyone else is drunk.” Here’s a giddy Telegraph profile of Tom Morris, who put on the show at London’s Battersea Arts Centre. Comedian/bookwriter/director Stewart Lee’s site has dozens more.
As one who is writing an Animated Musical on a counterintuitive, quite contemporary subject, I, for one, hail our new operatic overlords.
JSTO opened tonight at the Lyttleton, National Theatre