May 22, 2009
After releasing six albums, appearing in a handful of films, and single-handedly resurrecting the songbook of Judy Garland, Rufus Wainwright took the next logical step: He spent three years writing a two-hour opera. But Prima Donna, which will premiere this July at the Manchester International Festival in England, isnâ??t the only bizarre career move Wainwright has taken lately.
The Enemy UK
November 21, 2008
In 2006, a pair of English teens working as minimum-wage television salesmen ended a nightly trip to the pub with a promise: They would do something different. Turns out it wasn’t just drunken babble.