The last time Kristine Nielsen appeared in a play by Chris Durang, her character was named after an instrument that measures the power of earthquakes—and they could have used such an instrument to measure the earthquake of laughter that rocked the audience when Nielsen got rolling, especially during the climactic scene in which she played, with nonstop instant switching, the entire personnel of a trial, from judge to defendant. That was in Betty's Summer Vacation (1999); Nielsen and Durang both won Obie awards (her second, his third), and a rematch was... More >>>