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Privilege Has a Price for Straight White Men

By Patrick Hurley

What does white privilege look like? Playwright Young Jean Lee not only wants to show us what it looks like, but she places it into such sharp focus in her hilarious new play Straight White Men, playing now at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, that the result is a stunningly authentic and honest piece of naturalism that beautifully explores the nature of sibling and paternal relationships. (more…)


Outside Mullingar is a Predictable but Sweet Love Story

By Patrick Hurley

The course of true love definitely does not run smooth in John Patrick Shanley’s new play Outside Mullingar, playing now at the Geffen Playhouse.  Yet with all the bumps along the way, it never really surprises either.  (more…)