"Ms. Manich’s staging was imaginative, freely mingling modern and antiquarian touches in the sets and costumes." [-New York Times]

I puritani, Boston Lyric Opera 2014

"Crystal Manich’s lively staging meshes pathos and bathos with quirky touches alluding to Poisson Rouge’s Greenwich Village neighborhood, and illuminates the link between Cavalli’s satire and the commedia dell’arte tradition." [-New York Times]