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Subject: Re: La Scala
From: Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 20 May 2017 13:17:56 -0700
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At 12:39 PM 5/20/2017, Henry wrote:
>Alain Letort <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Wouldn't you want to do honor to your surroundings, to your fellow audience
> > members, and to the performers by dressing up as well as you can?
>
>Erm ... no.
>
>And in light of the other, helpful, comments, I'll be happy to wear my
>customary clean, conservative, not-at-all stylish clothes. I paid as
>much for my ticket as the poseurs did; they can stare at me as much as
>they like.


I have always lived by the motto "FUCK DRESS CODES", and have been 
welcome in Sarah Caldwell's productions even back stage for a jolly 
time. I once did dress as a cowboy when I went to see La Fanciula. I 
do not smell other than of Apres L'Ondee and I do not rattle my 
jewelry. What if the Met could fill the house with people in surfer 
clothing? Whose life would be ended.

hermine

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