It's a paradox. Friends and colleagues have been carping at me that the dialogue of Kia Corthron's new play is near incomprehensible, and that Michael John Garcés's production makes the fault worse with overdoing. I find it, if anything, too tidy and understandable. Obviously the truth lies somewhere between. Meantime, don't let any reviewer's comments keep you from this provocative and ambitious, if also frustrating, experience. Corthron's plays, elliptical in narrative, barbed with passionate social anger, and glutted with a maddening mixture of poetry and statistical data, are among the most excitingly divisive works now happening... More >>>