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McAnuff's nuclear version of 'Faust' back at Met

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NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe Des McAnuff should have added a Slim Pickens-type Maj. Kong from "Dr. Strangelove" to ride the atomic bomb in his production of Gounod's "Faust" for the Metropolitan Opera. The heavy-handed, gimmicky staging by the two-time Tony Award winner arrived at the Met in November 2011 and returned Thursday night with Marina Poplavskaya reprising Marguerite, joined by Piotr...