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An opera about Sarah Palin? You betcha!
By: KEITH POWERS, The Boston Herald (September 15, 2009)

In this opera production, the pitch is political: Palin-Biden debate inspires ‘Say It Ain’t So’
By: DAVID WEININGER, The Boston Globe (September 18, 2009)

You betcha!
By: KATRINA BALLARD, The Boston Metro (September 24, 2009)

Rumpelstiltskin Goes to the Opera
By: DAVID WEININGER, The Boston Globe (May 19, 2009)

Puccini Goes Punk
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN, The Boston Phoenix (January 23, 2009)

Radio

WBUR/NPR: Morning Edition (September 25, 2009)
This video was shot by WBUR during one of the dress rehearsals for Say It Ain’t So, Joe.

Go to our Podcast page to listen to the broadcast and to visit the interactive web component, which features audio clips comparing the setting of the text in the opera to the text directly from the debate.

Television

MSNBC:Morning Joe! (September 19, 2009)
Sarah Palin Opera opens in Boston. MSNBC’s Alex Witt speaks with Keith Powers, music critic from the Boston Herald about “Sarah Palin: The Opera.”

Fox News: The O’Reilly Factor (September 16, 2009)
Bill O’Reilly DID plug Guerilla Opera on his show just a few days before we opened, however Fox News has made the youtube clip unavailable.