Salome, the biblical girl/femme fatale who danced for her stepfather, Tetrarch Herod, and as a reward, received the head of John the Baptist on a platter.

For my review of Arthur Pita’s take on Salome, click here. Pita rose to fame when he adapted Kafka’s Metamorphosis for ballet.

To read Kim Chernin’s thoughtful analysis of the Salome story, and her age in particular, click here.

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