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New York Times – Turning ‘a Nightmare of Ghoulish Obscenities’ into a Ballet

By MICHAEL COOPER MARCH 30, 2017 Ballets have been inspired by fairy tales, myths, poems, novels and Shakespeare plays, among other things. But never by a documentary that exposed the harrowing conditions at a state prison for the criminally insane. Until now. “Titicut Follies,” Frederick Wiseman’s landmark black-and-white documentary from 1967, took viewers behind the walls […]

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