Examining issues that involve ethics and peer pressure in the US Military, particularly in all-male combat units, Sorkin’s play is simultaneously funny, tragic, tense and critical.
The setting is a French asylum in 1808; Sade has written a play about the French Revolution and has enlisted his fellow inmates to perform the piece. The resulting play-within-a-play is as provocative as it is shocking.
Four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with Leonard, an international literary figure. Under his recklessly brilliant and unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder, alliances are made and broken, sex is used as a weapon, and hearts are unmoored.
“Death and the Maiden” by Ariel Dorfman is the story of a young woman whose past may be coming back to haunt her. When a stranger offers to help her husband, his voice triggers memories of a nightmare she must now confront.
Hemingway’s Wife is very special – a lovely, sweet, powerful, and funny play about one of the 20th Century’s most complicated figures.