Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Wagner Bicentennial Peeps Diorama

Stop what you are doing and go vote for our Die Walkure-inspired peeps diorama on the Washington Post website:



For the record, Chereau, Wieland Wagner (an anti-peep diorama), and Zambello (for some local flavor) were considered as other jumping off points, but the team reached a compromise to not be complete nerds, and we went with kitschified Schenk.

Vote early and often!

Update: A few more pics, full gallery here. Here's Wotan waiting just off stage to lay the smack down on Peephilde...


The orchestra...


And still hanging around beneath the stage are some of Nibelungen, and just offstage above is a very melancholy looking Peep-glinde...


And here's some more detail of the audience:



5 comments:

Will said...

This is absolutely delightful! What a wonderful idea and charmingly realized.

Anonymous said...

I love it. And it's nice to know that if one got hungry during some infernally long acts (Parsifal Act 1, Gotterdammerung Prologue/Act 1), you could snack on your neighbor!

Will said...

Not a bad idea -- cannibalism is one thing Wagner didn't get into but one could see it working in the RING -- Fafner wants to eat Siegfried, after all.

Mandez Hilton said...

cute things! ;]

Anonymous said...

I miss the Wellsung twins! Hope you both are well.