“The fraction of the As is getting pretty high — too high for comfort,” said President Christina Paxson.
“Passing Strange” is aptly named. It’s bizarre and brazen, self-mocking and self-vindicating, loud and caustic.
The comic opera focuses on forbidden love between a fairy and the half-mortal Strephon.
Dancers drew inspiration from a wide variety of sources, from Salvador Dali to Radiohead.
The event was canceled half an hour in, following heated remarks by audience members.