Thursday, February 11, 2016

The lowdown …

… A Theatrical Controversy Proves to Be Much Ado About Nothing - WSJ. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

What we seem to have here, then, is not free speech under fire but a theater company that failed to follow the rules, then endeavored to confuse the issue by self-righteously dragging in the First Amendment. Mr. Sherman agrees: “I would suggest that the Wooster Group and Redcat, instead of acquiescing to their agreement and abiding by its spirit, issued the press release they did precisely to incite the press to greater interest in covering ‘The Room,’ and it worked like a charm.”

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