An experimental drama, no matter how tantalizing, has to come up with a payoff that makes its bewildering journey worth it. Lucas Hnath’s doesn’t.
When you do this kind of thing it has to be done with bravura and wit — bad poets borrow, good poets steal.
A Doll’s House, Part 2 comes off as a return to the barn — after the door has fallen off its hinges.
The action is set in an incongruous and ahistorical no-man’s land, adrift between realistic drama and farce.