Theater: Cry for Justice

THE PRICE by Arthur Miller

If Arthur Miller had not become a famous playwright, he might have made a top trial lawyer. The rhetoric of the courtroom comes naturally to him. So does the thrust and parry of confrontation. He relishes the niceties of assessing blame, pronouncing guilt and passionately pursuing the quest for justice.

In The Price, this quest involves two brothers. The only guilty parties are the past and life's cruel way of wasting lives. The critical event for Walter Franz (Fritz Weaver) and his brother Victor (Mitchell Ryan) was the financial castration of their father in the Great Crash of...

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