TITLE: THE LAST YANKEE
AUTHOR: ARTHUR MILLER
THE BOTTOM LINE: The subject is neurosis, but this chamber play from an old master gives cause for celebration.
Theater is, at heart, just people in a big room trying to talk -- the characters with one another, the playwright with the audience.
Arthur Miller has been at it, listening and talking, for a half-century; the author of Death of a Salesman knows the stage's limits by now. In his poignant new play, The Last Yankee, he takes as his subject things the theater has a hard time showing: the outdoors on...