Later, after a savage and draining round of musical chairs (with the bounty of Prague's entire fresh-produce ration as the prize), the winning Fruit Maiden selects half the audience to be sent to Carousel.
It could be the start of a an "Around the World with Barry Manilow" special. Here's my contribution from the French: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1YrTl0Fgpc
Maybe it's some communist acknowledgement of Barry Manilow's repressed sexual identity back in those days. Surely the symbolism of the massive platters of fruit is unmistakable as well as the secret handshakes of unspoken understanding.
I just can not get over that FRUIT! (No, not the one singing... bah dump-bump!) Muscato, I serious snorted at your comment. VanceMan & Joe, here in Cinci, we're still reeling from Ms. Manilow having to cancel a concert appearance (at a 9000+ capacity arena) THE DAY OF to be taken back to L.A. for emergency oral surgery...
"You stopped me from shaking" seems quite inappropriate here. Jx