“Hey David, have the things I’ve been saying tonight been … smart? Compared to other people. Will you be on my dissertation committee?”
What are the politics of this seminar? Do we need a Blackwatch scene about us?
Also what are the esthetics of a real baby vs. a prop baby?
Is the problem of politcal theatre the problem of sipping Chardonnay after the show?
Levine: That’s the Simone Weil problem. She didn’t actually accomplish very much. But where do we put her effort?
She’s supposed to be an intellectual – shouldn’t she know how to better use her own skills to do more good in the world?