by John Stoehr
I just got a call from a spokesperson from Spoleto Festival. She said that tonight's performance of Homeland by Laurie Anderson at Memminger Auditorium might feature a special guest.
I couldn't discern who that special guest might be. I asked twice if it were Anderson's husband Lou Reed. She said she couldn't say.
Even so, Reed has appeared numerous times with Anderson performing her work Homeland. It's a show that I think needs all the help it can get. It feels dated and self-righteous. Right place, wrong time. Reed might be a good addition.
This is Lou Reed performing in April in New York with Anderson on "The Lost Art of Conversation," one of the songs in Homeland.