The Theater: Trash Basket

DUDE

Music by GALT MacDERMOT

Book and Lyrics by GEROME RAGNI

In a recent address to his freshman class entitled "The Decade of Short Cuts," Yale President Kingman Brewster Jr. cited three ways in which some students of the last decade sought to find exhilaration and inject zeal into under graduate life. One was the demand for "relevance," another was the glorification of the "happening" ("anything was good as long as it expressed the real, now self"), and the third was "trashing," an ugly resort to violence. Brewster concluded that despite a residue of...

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