Public Theater

Fuse Views: Southern Uncomfortable

April 1, 2016
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You know we have come a long way when, just like everyone else, transsexuals can have their own mediocre musical.

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Theater Comment: Richard Nelson’s “The Apple Family Plays” — An Edenic Experience

December 11, 2013
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Dramatist Richard Nelson’s language is plain poetry, which passes as prose. It is conversation, as another poet hymned, transmogrified.

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Theater Review: All Glory to “Gatz” — “The Great Gatsby” Takes the Stage

March 31, 2012
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In “Gatz,” F Scott Fitzgerald’s words come at the audience like bullets because they are so relevant to so much of American life today. And create the kind of catharsis, that peculiar combination of pity and fear, that is the mark of truly great theater.

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Theater Reviews: The State of the Union

March 13, 2010
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Artists should “no longer huddle in the confines of a painted box set” but instead join together to “find visible and audible expression for the tempo and psychology of our time” and dramatize “the search of the average American today for knowledge about his country and his world.” – Hallie Flanagan, Federal Theatre Project Stick…

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