(The following review of Knickerbocker Holiday appeared in the Village Voice, July 7.)
The Dutch arrived here 400 years ago, and the last weekend in June, York Theatre Company commemorated the quadricentennial by presenting, in its minimally rehearsed Musicals in Mufti series, a concert staging of Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson's rarely performed 1938 musical, Knickerbocker Holiday. Mufti events aren't open for review; below are some reflections the event provoked about Weill and Anderson's work, a surprisingly up-to-date item that deserves a fuller performance . . .