Although not unique to opera, the pants role – women playing male characters – is a device common in works including Mozart’s Nozze di Figaro to Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette and Strauss’ Rosekavalier.
While intended to better depict young men, we all know who is wearing the pants here.
Let’s celebrate the girls who play boys who love girls!
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