Bausch's legacy blossoms as emotions unfold on stage

Stage Feb 22, 2017

Bausch's legacy blossoms as emotions unfold on stage

by Kris Kosaka

When the curtain opens on a stage blanketed in silk flowers, a beginner might think "Nelken" ("Carnations") by Pina Bausch was about to offer some sweetly whimsical vision of poetry in three dimensions. That, however, would be to ignore dark underlying themes of power ...