No, I’m not here, nor am I blogging from my secret hideaway. I wrote this posting on Wednesday and stowed it with Our Girl for your Friday-morning delectation.
Frozen is brilliant:
Here’s a phrase that makes my blood run cold: “That play deals with a lot of really good issues.” I myself prefer plays that deal with life, not issues, but the two have been known to overlap on occasion, and it’s not unheard of for a really good playwright to use a “really good issue” as the pretext for a voyage into the unchartable labyrinth of human motivation. More often, what you get is a pulpit-pounding sermon with a politically correct moral, but Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen,” which transferred to Circle in the Square this week after a successful Off-Broadway run, is the polar opposite, an issue-driven play that grinds no axes. It is superior in every way-script, performances, staging, set. If I had tonight off, I’d go see it again….
Prymate is awful:
Esther (Phyllis Frelich), a deaf-mute anthropologist, steals Graham (Andr