Greece: Safe & Censored

In the ten weeks since it seized power, the new military government of Greece has, at one time or another, turned thumbs down on miniskirts, radio transmitters, football games, beards, Beatle haircuts, indigent tourists and fireworks. Now the junta is considering theater. Banned are all performances that might "disturb public order, promote subversive theories, discredit the Greek nation or tourism, offend the Christian faith, the King or the government, undermine the people's social traditions, or harm the esthetic advance of the people—particularly youth."

Theatrical companies took one look at that majestic edict and began revamping their repertories. The Epidaurus Festival...

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