Happy Father’s Day from Lyric!
June 17 is Father’s Day, so why not celebrate by meeting the fathers in our upcoming productions? First up, we have Idomeneo in a production of the same name. On his way back to Crete after years away from home, Idomeneo is shipwrecked, surviving only because he promises Neptune to sacrifice the first person he sees upon returning to land. Tragically, the first person he sees is Idamante, his own son. His fear of the gods is challenged by something even stronger: a father’s love. Mime, a dwarf, might not be anyone’s biological father, but he takes on the...