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Let’s Fix This Fucker

“It’s never worked,” says Tony Kushner (Jonathan Hadary), now a character in a revised version of A Bright Room Called Day. The play, about a group of Berliner artists watching their country fall to Hitler in 1932 and 1933, has suddenly received renewed interest. “I have offers!” he cries, incredulous. This is in no small […]

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We’ll Meet Again

Heléna Altman (Nina Arianda), a young Viennese woman widowed by World War I and still dressed in mourning, finds herself turning to prostitution in order to survive.  An early stage direction reads, in reference to one of her johns, “He fucks her.  Heléna doesn’t cry,” which should give some indication of her frank and somewhat […]

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Who Rushed Like Lions to the Roaring Slaughter

Ben Lyons (Dick Latessa) is dying of cancer while his wife Rita (Linda Lavin) leafs through a home decoration magazine, deciding whether she should redo the living room in a Marrakech theme or in Chinese modern.  Ben likes the room the way it is, but, as Rita observes, he “won’t actually be there to enjoy […]

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