Today’s Wall Street Journal drama column is an off-Broadway triple-header: A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, and Grey Gardens. Two I liked, one I didn’t:
I’ve never understood why Amy Irving’s film career failed to pan out. All I know is that she made some good movies in the ’80s, married and divorced Steven Spielberg, moved to Brazil and pretty much dropped off the scope. Now she’s back in Manhattan, giving a dynamite performance Off Broadway in a one-woman play about an American artist who, like Ms. Irving, changed course and went south.