11. April 2008 · 1 comment · Categories: Ramble

The ruins of the World Trade Center and naked senior citizens wearing Mickey Mouse masks will share a stage Saturday, when a German theatre’s sell-out reinterpretation of a Verdi opera opens.

The Erfurt Theatre’s production of “A Masked Ball” will feature 35 naked seniors wearing masks of the Disney character throughout the performance.

“It’s a very beautiful, poetic scene,” Guy Montavon, the theatre’s general manager, told AFP. Sixty local senior citizens applied for one of the on-stage roles, Montavon said.

The words “beautiful” and “poetic” just didn’t come to mind when I saw the picture. But what do I know?

(Read here.)

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  1. Disney’s legal department is on full alert as I type this…

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