Nazi themed opera causes outrage

Nazi themed German opera has been cancelled after audience members seek medical treatment.

Nazi themed German opera cancelled after audience members seek medical treatment. 

Members of the audience were alarmed from the beginning of an adaptation of Wagner’s Tannhäuser when a group of singers appeared in a glass box that slowly filled with a white fog, which was said to represent the infamous Nazi gas chambers.

While the holocaust remains a topic constantly investigated in the German arts, some felt that director Burkhard Kosminski had gone too far in this production.  

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