Anna Nicole Smith Opera


Anna Nicole Smith’s life story to be turned into opera.

The life and death of the Playboy Playmate will be made into an opera by British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage at London’s Covent Garden in 2011.

“It is not going to be a horrible, sleazy evening,” director Elaine Padmore, tells The Guardian. “It is going to be witty, clever, thoughtful and sad.”

“It is not just a documentary about her, but a parable about celebrity and what it does to people.”

Anna Nicole, 39, died of an accidental drug overdose in February 2007.

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