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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Buried Child’ by Sam Shepard, with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan

The curious recipe behind Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play releases strange aromas. But a fine cast gingerly directed by Scott Elliott and led by Ed Harris and Amy Madigan keeps the smoky pot stirred, playing the weird, funny, tragic story for all it's worth.

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Theater Review (San Antonio): Jessica Dickey’s ‘The Amish Project’ at AtticRep

Originally presented to great acclaim at New York’s Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Jessica Dickey’s 2009 solo work The Amish Project comes to AtticRep in a superlative production starring a marvelous Sarah Gise. In a role — well, actually roles — originated by Dickey, Gise masterfully portrays seven characters in a piece …

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Theater Review (Philadelphia): ‘The Hard Problem’ by Tom Stoppard at The Wilma Theatre

The irony of 'The Hard Problem' is that, despite its insistence on the fact that the human brain is so much more complex than a computer, which functions via simplistic binaries and calculations, the whole play is reducible to a simplistic, and false, binary.

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