innocent of everything

Jonathan Kalb tells Heiner Müller that Brecht has never been in fashion in the States, to which Müller, according to Kalb, answers: “”That’s because Americans are all innocents.” The most difficult audiences in the world and “the most dangerous people” are “those who feel innocent of everything.””

– in Jonathan Kalb’s Play by Play: Theatre Essays and Reviews, 1993-2002, Limelight, New York, 2003, p. 83

– Heiner Müller with Robert Wilson, who is an American