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First Nighter: Stoppard's Hard Problem Neatly Solved, Last of the De Mullins Deftly Revived, Homer's Odyssey in 60 Minutes

David Finkle | Posted 04.24.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Almost immediately after Tom Stoppard's new and intellectually thrilling play, The Hard Problem, at the National Theatre's Dorfman, begins, the just-about-peerless playwright has his characters discourse on the title's reference. It's a good thing he does.

First Nighter: "Fathers and Sons," "Khandan [Family]," "Handbagged" in London

David Finkle | Posted 08.15.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

LONDON--Ivan Turgenev's 1862 novel Fathers and Sons, which Brian Friel adapted for the stage under the same title in 1987 is just revived at the Donma...