It was, for sure, a great “get.” Not only did the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) secure Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music—hereafter TM24f or simplicity—as their cornerstone event for 2018, they got the full version, which Mac has only done in a few cities and for very limited engagements.
In its entirety, it has previously been presented in a single 24-hour time block, which frankly frightened me off. (I’m a happy camper in the RuPaul sense, but not in the good-luck-finding-toilet-paper one.)
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