Front stage story: Anna Nicole the Opera

At 5 feet 11 inches, Anna Nicole Smith is a character with big… shoes to fill.

The operatic interpretation of the Playboy model who gained notoriety through her marriage with an octogenarian is coming to U.S. audiences for the first time at the Brooklyn Academy of Music — and in order to convey the larger-than-life stature of the woman who tragically died from an overdose in 2007, the wardrobe includes high-heeled shoes, as well as synthetic breasts.

Continued on The Brooklyn Paper.

Photo of soprano Sarah Joy Miller © BAM

Photo of soprano Sarah Joy Miller © BAM

Role play: Spotlight falls on soprano Sarah Joy Miller as she takes on role of legendary Playmate, Anna Nicole Smith, at BAM.
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