"""Without crime I became a criminal. Without payment I became a whore"" Munich, 1906. Klara lives with her singing teacher and his wife. But when a backstreet abortionist is arrested, a secret emerges which theatens to destroy the household's respectability. Frank Wedekind was the great rebel of European theatre, best known for Spring Awakening and the Lulu Plays. In Musik he delivers a blistering attack on middle-class hyprocrisy and double-standards. This exhiliarating adaptation by Neil Fleming opened The Last Waltz Season at the Arcola Theatre, London in March 2005."
"Frank Wedekind (1864-1918) had a seminal effect on the development of twentieth-centruy German drama. His plays portray a society riven by the demands of lust and greed, and his powerful writing continues to disturb and shock; his plays were still being refused a performing licence in Britain in the 1960s. "