“An Enemy of the People” and “Smart People”: Free Speech Gone Awry

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Watching Writers Theatre’s Smart People and the Goodman’s An Enemy of the People back to back this weekend, I was struck by how much these dissimilar plays have in common. Written over 130 years apart and dealing with very different topics (Lydia Diamond’s Smart People focuses on race and Henrik Ibsen’s Enemy is about the environment and government corruption), there is […]

4 AM

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No, that is not the sequel to a Matchbox Twenty song. Went to a play tonight and wrote the review, yeah; I always hurry with things like that A green light recommend , a great show to exalt…and so very darned entertaining… And don’t think, don’t think I’m complaining… But, baby, it’s 4 AM and […]