Why We All Need More Christopher Durang In Our Lives

Why We All Need More Christopher Durang In Our Lives

…the play is pre-#MeToo, having premiered at The Public theatre in New York nearly ten years ago. My stomach twisted on more than one occasion at what we would now call the “toxic masculinity” of the male characters. As I read it, I thought, “We can’t do this play any more.” I thought, “There are SO MANY problems with this.“ Not long after, I was startling my fellow subway passengers with bursts of laughter. By the end of the piece I was convinced the play is more relevant than ever.

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