“There is high art, and there is low art. There is the stuff that enriches the mind, elevates the spirit, and transcends human differences. And then there is entertainment for the many: fun, but frivolous, silly and not too serious.
“At least, that is what we are used to hearing.”
In the latest Notes from the Faculty blog, Visiting Assistant Professor of English George Phillips explores how H.M.S. Pinafore, hitting the Norton Center stage on March 28, embodies both of our stereotypical conceptions of “high” and “low” art. Read his complete blog post at the Norton Center website by clicking here.