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Offline Lyle (Mooska)

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #2580 on: October 03, 2020, 11:17:53 AM »

I'm afraid I don't see the purpose of things like this.

It was cancelled due to COVID, but there was to be a production of 1776, the musical, this past summer at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, comprised of an “entirely female, nonbinary, trans, genderqueer company.”

WHY? Why would I want to see that?

Over the years people have wanted to do productions of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, with an all male cast or even the female characters as men in drag. Edward Albee would not allow any of that to happen. A friend of mine who attended something where Albee was appearing asked him about that and his reply was, "I didn't write it that way."

In the case of 1776, or Hamilton for that matter, history didn't write it that way and I wonder what Annie Proulx would think of this idea for Brokeback Mountain.

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Re: BBM General Discussion 2
« Reply #2581 on: October 16, 2020, 02:19:53 PM »