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The musical is political

“Club audiences are generally more under the influence of different chemicals than artsy audiences, which makes them less likely to process certain information clearly. On the other hand, artsy audiences are always invoking their interest in ‘social issues,’ yet doing so by confusing ‘political art’ for actual social organizing—which it is not—so there’s no win. This is why I see no particular value in performing, and would avoid it if I could.”

Terre Thaemlitz

Beyond the minor second

A Janáček Reader


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