The Hungarian State Opera’s general director asked singers to sign a declaration that they identified as African-American, although they are all white.
The Hungarian State Opera and its National Ballet are here for two weeks at a time when Hungary’s government is leaning in an autocratic direction.
“The Chosen Ones,” a theater production in Budapest, raises the chilling prospect to investigate anti-Semitism and other prejudices.
Viktor Orban’s government has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the Hungarian State Opera. Now the company is coming to Trump’s America.
An article in a pro-government newspaper attacked a previously popular production at the Hungarian State Opera, which has dropped 15 performances of the show.