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Sunday, August 31, 2008
This Insubstantial Pageant
That's what Shakespeare called it, but his texts have remained pretty substantial. The text and the moment, as in Tony Kushner's "Angels in America" and its various performances on stage and screen, demonstrate that the tension between text and performance is theatre, and is a lot of its enduring value. See post below.