A stylized Rake

Jonathan Miller's handsome new production of The Rake's Progress at the Metropolitan Opera is set in the Berlin of the 1920s, a period between two wars. The sets by Peter J. Davison are loosely based on Hogarth paintings, and the lighting by Jennifer Tipton accents the non-realistic nature of the production. "I came in after the set was designed," says Tipton, who based her lighting on the highly stylized set design.

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