When Theatre Cares Too Much

While we’re still kicking around the “who cares” question, both with regard to the inherent qualities of the text and to the sympathies engendered (or not) by acting and staging, we take a moment to look at another Violetta scene, with a more contentious journalist, and a relatively unsympathetic “victim” …

DL: Which of the talking heads did you side with?  Was one of them right?

[general kicking around follows …]

DL: But it’s interesting that we have a piece of documentary theatre where people disagree about the circs …

W7/BD: But I think that’s because the issue is confusing.

DL: Okay, let’s see a scene most of us can understand …


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