Mei L. Po

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (2 of 2)
Location: Sherborn, MA United States
Birthday: June 16
In My Own Words:
How many other Mei-Lin Po's can there possibly be? I am a Chinese American, an enthusiastic follower of Jesus; I love theater, books, the creative arts, and anything to do with stories.
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 489,183 - Total Helpful Votes: 2 of 2
Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
John Cleese's rendition of "Screwtape" is phenomenal. The pairing of Monty Python's Mr. Cleese with C.S. Lewis' literary classic on the mechanics of spiritual warfare is inspired. I have only one question: when is this out-of-print recording going to be made available on DVD???
Joseph And The Amazing Technic ~ Soundtrack
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5.0 out of 5 stars Go-go-go Joseph!, Nov. 14 2002
This is the musical which introduced me to musical theater, so Joseph will always be a personal favorite. I much prefer this recording to the harder rock edge of the concept album, or the overdone, glitzier Broadway remake versions with Donny et al. If you are looking for a recording which captures the small-scale heart of Lloyd Webber's creation, THIS is the one to get.
Puccini Mad.Butterfly <b>DVD</b> ~ Mirella Freni
Puccini Mad.Butterfly DVD ~ Mirella Freni
If I'm not mistaken, this should be the same production as the video with the same actors and director, even though they aren't linked in this site? It was the Freni/ Domingo VIDEO I saw.
While this production does have possibly some of the best singing of any, I had to wonder whether the director purposely intended to make some sort of comic parody or caricature of Puccini's opera. If this was his intention, then he perhaps succeeded. A number of unfortunate choices in staging, costuming, and characterization made it all but impossible (for me, anyway) to take the characters or their tragic situation seriously. Goro looked like some great buffoonish clown, and Cio-Cio-San's mother… Read more