A Minute With: Icelandic writer on setting a musical in an elbow

August 13, 2014 12:34 PM

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A Minute With: Icelandic writer on setting a musical in an elbow

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sometimes the best way to get to the heart of a story is through the elbow, said Ivar Pall Jonsson, the Icelandic creator of the new rock musical "Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter."

The musical, which debuts on Wednesday at the Minetta Lane Theater in New York, is about the consequences of the global financial crisis of 2008, which triggered the collapse of Iceland's banking system and resulted in the criminal convictions of some of its leaders.

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