“Mr. Byrd, Mr. Alewine, and Julia Wilkins, came spectacularly into their own in the final duet.  It was remarkable, mirroring almost every possible emotion the two characters might have felt, from love, of course, to anger to maternal dependency to death.  It recalled the equally complex, shifting relationship between Siegrfried and Brunnhilde in the long final duet of Wagner;s “Siegfried,” another grand stage work in which someone is awakened with a kiss. “

The New York Times November 4, 2005

“tall, glamorous Wilkins offers a wittily smoldering take on the number”

The Village Voice September 26, 2006

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