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Musical 'cheapens the Holocaust'


A new musical about the Nazi persecution of the Jews has had a hostile reception from the critics. Imagine This, with its incongruous mix of singing, dancing, romance and mass murder, has not gone down well since it opened in London's West End. Beth Trachtenberg, the show's producer, and Norman Lebrecht, of the Evening Standard, discuss whether there are some subjects that should be out of bounds in theatres.

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