Michael Cristofer

Opera Review: “Champion: An Opera in Jazz” — Fought to a Draw

May 22, 2022
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The cast for this Boston Lyric Opera production was first-rate, and composer Terence Blanchard has worked in a wide variety of jazz styles and shifts gears to keep the score swinging throughout.

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Theater Review: “Man in the Ring” — A Precipitous Fall

December 10, 2018
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Acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Michael Cristofer’s script is very open about portraying Emile Griffith’s sexuality.

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