Studio 54 boasts a legacy of irreverence. The opera house turned television studio turned disco club became one of the sexiest venues in New York City during the '70s, kenneling the coolest cats in the country.
Well, competition is alive and flourishing on the Great White Way, but turning Times Square and environs into an impossible place to turn around in, to get to, to get out of, is a dilemma for many who want to go to a legitimate play or musical.
With all of the activity on the stage, the controversy behind the scenes highlights the failures of "post-racial" America to move past the lines that divide the masses and the elite. In many ways, this is a common clash between whites and people of color.