Tuesday, September 21, 2004

COLUMN -- The discussion we’re all afraid to have

Posted by Craig Westover | 6:31 PM |  

Pioneer Press
Aug. 05, 2004

Excerpt --

My first thought was "Springtime for Hitler." OK, Springtime was a fictional success that "The Producers," Bialystock and Bloom, intended to be a flop, but in real life its title song did make a Top 100 list of great movie musical numbers.

So maybe, just maybe, local playwright John Davidson and producer Myron Odegaard could pull off a self-billed "musical tragedy" about the 1920 Duluth lynching of three black circus workers for the fabricated rape of a white woman.

Or not.

Read the column . . . .

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