From Seneca to Shakespeare to the current Broadway season, our theater loves to throw a dinner party. However varied the menu, however diverse the guest list, stage banquets almost invariably include an appetizer of pleasantries, an entrée of revelation, and recrimination for dessert. Delicious, no? If the start of the meal resembles a Norman Rockwell portrait of full plates and smiling faces, the stage will owe more to Francis Bacon by the time the... More >>>