Reviews

The Fickle Finger of Fate

I don’t envy anyone who follows Giulietta Masina, the moon-eyed clown who played the lead in Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria with such masterful balance of comedy and pathos.

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A Monstrous Fable

The last words of the abolitionist John Brown are reported to be, “This is a beautiful country”— right after failing to free the slaves, right before being hanged for murder and treason.  A similar baffling optimism inhabits the protagonist of Samuel D. Hunter’s new play, The Whale.  Charlie (Shuler Hensley), a gay man weighing somewhere […]

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