‘Tosca’ is so intricately constructed it’s uncuttable

Daltrius_small.pngBy R.M. CAMPBELL [Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 21 February 2008]
Chris Alexander has spent a lifetime in the straight and lyric theater but never staged Puccini’s great melodrama “Tosca” until Speight Jenkins, general director of Seattle Opera, asked him to. The production opens this weekend at McCaw Hall.