Theater: Moritat


The chemistry of kindred souls engineers a rare alchemy in the theater. Put Colleen Dewhurst and Jason Robards together in a Eugene O'Neill play under the direction of José Quintero and something memorable occurs. The affinity of feeling between the creator and the re-creators actually propels the drama into a new dimension of the spirit. That happened with the trio's revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten, a flawed play that may never seem so moving again.

Something similar occurs when Martha Schlamme and Alvin Epstein sing the Berlin and Broadway songs of Kurt Weill, as they are now...

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