The Ginger’s Opera

Wednesday June 17th, 2015

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Hello redstarts!

In the collection of the plays of language, after the fantastic story of the Mohnferkel, here is The Ginger’s Opera!

I heard this little treasure when I was still a student. For the final project of the year, one of my classmates worked on a scenography project for opera singers. To make the show accessible to a large audience, she set this space up in the streets of the city. My classmate came from Bulgaria, spoke French very well and had a charming accent. And thus, it was by this mix of ideas, journey and charm that her “Opéra de Rue” (The Street Opera) was born. Pronounced with a small eastern accent it became the “Opéra des Roux” (The Ginger’s Opera).

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To meet and to live with people from different countries, having different cultures and different languages is so enriching and inspiring, don’t you think?

Inspired by this cocktail of particularities, I present my version of this Ginger’s Opera.

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Tell me! Did this kind of linguistic anecdotes already happen to you?

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