The DI, Year 1: Michael Doesn’t Know Who He is, Zoe Wants to Sing like a Bird, Andrew Wants to Hold his Lover in His Arms, T. Wants to Start a Whole New Life, and I Want to Run Screaming into the Oncoming Traffic on East 71st Street

By Ben Munisteri
Copyright 2000, 2017 Ben Munisteri

NEW YORK — Chet Walker, choreographer for the Broadway show “Fosse,” has staged a new production — “Seduction” — at Marymount College, in Manhattan. During the premiere last night, my prevailing thoughts were on just how I was going to write about it. At least a dozen opening sentences went through my head as I watched the show. The truth is modern dance folk don’t know from Broadway dancers, and vice versa. Our worlds are concerned with completely different things, and, like DC and Marvel comic superheroes, our universes almost never co-exist (except that parts of “Seduction” were workshopped at Jacob’s Pillow — Superman meets the Hulk).

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