Theater: Night Games

THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE by Edward Albee

The difference between a good play and a bad one is not the craft, energy or even the intelligence the author has put into it. It is his voice: a good play could have been written by no one else, and, from beginning to end, the audience knows that it is seeing something unique and hearing words that have never before been combined in quite that way. The Lady from Dubuque is one of those dramas, and, like fingerprints that can never be erased, every line bears the...

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