What right do theatergoers have to expect two very different individuals--folks of vastly divergent age, experience, political, and religious sensibilities--to cross the chasm and embrace? Of course, we've come not just to expect such a thing to occur on stage, but to view it as a ticketbuyer's privilege, if only because we don't get to see it often enough outside the theater. But it's still a tricky bit of business, utterly dependent on the abilities of the actors to compete against real time, to lay the emotional groundwork for a convincing conciliatory relationship with an intermission... More >>>