Monday, January 19, 2009

Rover Arts Review

There is a review by David Homel in Rover Arts, a chic online 'independent review of the arts' based in Montreal.

ANDREW STEINMETZ GOT HIS HANDS ON A VERY GOOD STORY. It came to him courtesy of his family. We learn in this book, half-memoir, half-fiction, that Steinmetz’s great-aunt Eva performed in the first workshop production of Brecht’s famous Threepenny Opera back in 1928. Eva didn’t have any more than a bit part – apparently she was one of the pack of whores in the play – and she was in the workshop, not the final version that the world saw on stage. But that’s all right. Often the best stories come from the margins of history.

Read the full review here.

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