Marina Poplavskaya as Lucrezia dominates the stage visually in this dazzling gown designed by Mattie Ullrich. Her dramatic updo reminds a little of Adele.
Placido Domingo as the tormented Doge of Venice. Mattie's design establishes his prominent status with the rich fabric and color of the outer piece while the soft and simple undergarment reveals a more vulnerable side of Francesco Foscari.
(Photos: Robert Millard)
The Two Foscari opens Saturday, September 15. Read more about this exciting revival of Verdi's masterpiece.