Virginia Knight wrote:
>The Oxford University Opera Club staged Fierrebras in the Oxford
>Playhouse in about 1985. Several friends of mine were involved so
>I went. It was definitely low-budget (I recall spinning-wheels made
>from upended bicycles with all except the front wheel covered in a sheet)
>and in English translation. I was told that this translation had been
>rewritten to make it less hammy, but even so it was unintentionally
>hilarious and probably nothing could have been done to redeem it. ...
Sounds bit like an Ed Wood movie made into an opera!