UK director slams New York’s opera censorsmain
Sir Jonathan Miller has lashed out at the US political correctness brigade who forced the cancellation of a Mikado production because it did not employ ethnic Japanese singers.
Sir JM tells Nick Clark in tomorrow’s Indy:
‘It is amazing that anyone who could think the operetta was Japanese could find their way to the bus stop.’
He adds: ‘Anyone who can find their own way to the lavatory without advice will know perfectly well it has no connection whatever with the Japanese; there’s nothing Japanese about it from start to finish. It’s not racist.’
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