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Saturday, March 24, 2007

HS Theatre & Theatrical Censorship

“If I had just done ‘Grease,’ this would not be happening.”

- Bonnie Dickinson, drama teacher at Wilton H.S., Connecticut.

Times Metro reports today on an unprincipled principal shutting down a student show against the war.

Principal's principal reason? "Questions of political balance and context."

Like protesting Iraq is even a controversial issue now? In Connecticut???

(Unless there's some military base nearby...?)


Anonymous said...

Grease isn't safe either:

Contrapositive said...

Bet he's a really fun principal...Let me guess: Joe Lieberman voter?