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Violence and Vulnerability in Clarke's 'Lusthaus'

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Violence and Vulnerability in Clarke's 'Lusthaus'

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Violence and Vulnerability in Clarke's 'Lusthaus'

Violence and Vulnerability in Clarke's 'Lusthaus'

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Choreographer Martha Clarke's dance theater piece Vienna Lusthaus debuted 15 years ago, and recently made a brief return. It's a dreamlike work that draws on Vienna's violent history. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Clarke about the impact of the performance.