Strange, the prevailing tastes of a transitional era. Three "straight" plays open on Broadway within a week, similar in the pallidly narrow sense of drama they embody: Only one, in the worst of the three productions, actually contains what you could fairly call dramatic substance. And the secret of how to enliven this anorexic version of playwriting has only been grasped by one production—using, ironically, the most mechanically predictable... More >>>