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Wagner and Adaptation: Linda’s Legacy

I use surnames in this blog.  Everyone calls him “Topher”, but when I wrote about him it was “Mokrzewski”.  Some aspects of the naming convention are absurdly obvious.  We call RW and RS “Wagner” and “Strauss not “Richard” and “Richard”, … Continue reading

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Neither dirty nor rotten

I saw Dirty Rotten Scoundrels last night.  No, not the Steve Martin/Michael Caine film, but the musical, presented at Hart House Theatre. Let me say first off that I love adaptations.  Whenever I hear someone complain that the original was … Continue reading

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