Elza van den Heever, currently singing Elizabeth in the Met’s new production of Maria Stuarda has, in a “commitment to professionalism” shaved her head for her role. Give it up ladies and gentlemen.

“Usually hair is part of the look,” she said, emphasizing that she does not particularly consider herself a diva. Instead, “as an actress, it was an opportunity to delve as deep as I could” into the role, Ms. van den Heever said, taking the view that the queen was bald, a subject of some debate. (Smallpox is often blamed.)

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