The unusual suspects
"You gotta getta gimmick," as they say, and playwright Bruce Norris has gotten hold of a helluva one in Clybourne Park. His play picks up where Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 racial-progress classic A Raisin in the Sun left off. In fact, it's set in the same Chicago house that play's black family moves ... More >>
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Daniel Sullivan works some Bard magic in Central Park
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Classic aspirations—and contemporary shortfalls
In Lucas's Prelude, an old fairy tale still works its magic
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