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The Ugly One

On the Culture Front: Themes of Identity Shape Two Plays Off-Broadway

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.17.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Identity is at the heart of two superb but very different plays currently running off-Broadway: Athol Fugard's Blood Knot and Marius von Mayenburg's The Ugly One.

Theater: New Comic Play The Ugly One Only Goes Skin Deep

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I suppose The Ugly One has some comment on beauty and superficiality to make but it's too straightforward and unsurprising to offer even modest insight.