Attention, Met Publicists: Here Are Your Pull Quotes For ‘The Nose’

“It’s musical junk sculpture … a sort of Marx Brothers version of Wozzeck.” “The storytelling breezily disregards logic.” “[The director’s] vision of everyday humanity is squat and gnarled.” “[It’s] the unlikely artistic success of the Met season and something rare in the big-budget opera world: an intellectual event. How can you not ponder the meaning of a renegade singing nose?”