In many cases of contemporary works, such suspicions are in themselves justified, but in this case it is an insult to both Weinberg and the audience. In one of these scenes, an Aryan male is supposed to appear on stage completely nude. The man chosen for the role in this production must have been circumcised, however, because he wore underpants. I saw the opera during its Detroit run; I am mystified by the need for nude and less hirsute extras in the show. My impression is that they would be unnecessarily distracting and that is an understatement.
The Vikings used a lotion of goose poo. The ancient Greek medic Hippocrates believed the best cure for baldness was really pigeon droppings, which he mixed with horseradish, cumin and nettles. One 5, year-old Egyptian recipe suggested blending the burned prickles of a hedgehog immersed in oil with honey, alabaster, red ochre — oh, and fingernail scrapings — and slathering the concoction liberally over the affected area. It was a particular obsession of Julius Caesar, who tried everything to get his hair back; the wreath of laurels he wore was less a nod to Roman tradition than an attempt at covering up his shiny pate. By the time he met Cleopatra, he was almost completely bald.
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