Monday, July 25, 2011

Largo al Factotum: Jersey Shore Season 4 Goes to Italy

This isn't the first time that MTV has dipped its toe in the opera pond. Remember when they held the Video Music Awards show at the Metropolitan Opera in 1999? Well, the advertisements for the show were pretty operatically entertaining. Check out the images after the jump.

David Bowie as Mephistopheles in Gounod's Faust

Madonna in the title role of Bellini's Norma

Eminem as Siegfried from Wagner's Ring

Chris Rock in the title role of Verdi's Rigoletto

Ozzy Osbourne as Canio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci

Britney Spears as Violetta in Verdi's La Traviata

Janet Jackson as Cleopatra in Händel's Giulio Cesare

1 comment:

  1. Jersey Shore this season looks to be very entertaining and I can not wait! I am excited to see all the drama especially since I get to watch MTV in HD. Working for DISH I can tell you that DISH is the best TV for me. Go to .