Daily Archives: June 3, 2009

I’m Speechless RE: Synetic’s Midsummer Night’s Dream

Alex-Mills-as-Puck-photo-by-Ray-GniewekAlex Mills as Puck. Photo by Ray Gniewek.

Elvis Costello: “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.” (Attribution apocryphal.)

Bob Christgau: “One of the many foolish things about the fools who compare writing about music to dancing about architecture is that dancing usually is about architecture. When bodies move in relation to a defined space, be it stage, ballroom, living room, gymnasium, agora, or congo square, they comment on that space whether they mean to or not.” (Attribution solid. He was sitting four feet from me when he said it.)

Klimek: “Oh, crap. This play is actually a dance show.”
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