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bad old days brought to mind

bad old days brought to mind
22/04/18 9:03 PM

The overcoat a Canadian musical play follows Nikolai' Gogol s story rather well,  til the last act., when  Akakiy , Gogol's character instead of killing himself and coming back as a ghost loses his mind and is  seen being strapped in a straight-jacket in a psychiatric asylum ward. while a nurse jerks her seringe in time with the mad chorus and the music.!

I was in shock, the more so because no one else in the audience seemed to object, the reviewer had not mentioned this "anachronism", , the play ran from March 27 to April 14 in Toronto .It reopens April 28  at the Vancouver Playhouse..



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