Theater: Cry From The Heart

Arthur Miller is the American Ibsen, a gifted domestic dramatist who instead prefers political crusading, onstage and off. He and his characters have seemed to inhabit a world of clear-cut right and wrong. This personal history gives poignant impact to Miller's new one-acts, collectively titled Danger: Memory!, at New York City's Lincoln Center. One is a kitchen slice of life between elderly friends, the other a charged and almost surreal interview between a hostile police detective and the father of a murder victim. What links them is a parallel revelation: in each, a man about Miller's age admits that after basing...

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