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Review: The Moving Regional Premiere of The View UpStairs

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Review: The Moving Regional Premiere of The View UpStairs

In June 1973, an arsonist torched New Orleans’ second-story UpStairs Lounge, locking the outer door and causing 32 deaths; a horrific total that wouldn’t be exceeded until 2016’s shooting at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub. The mass murder was barely investigated; the government made no public notice of mourning.  Max Vernon’s acclaimed Off-Broadway piece, The View UpStairs, […]

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