Repertory: Man of No Destiny

Michel de Ghelderode, the Belgian playwright who died in 1962, had a studied aversion to the 20th century. For a long time, the century reciprocated. A recluse racked by asthma, Ghelderode once described himself as a "no-making-money author." Although he began writing plays in 1918, he had little success in Europe until the 1940s, and U.S. productions have been scanty and unsuccessful. Now Pantagleize, a play Ghelderode wrote in 1929, is seeing Broadway for the first time in a bold, resourceful production that is the opening repertory offering of the APA-Phoenix's current...

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