The least painful way to comment on it is to say that, as directed by Jo Bonney -- working below her usual caliber -- it does very little to recapture Wilson's memorable achievement.
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So packed is this tragicomedy of ideas that I am not yet over its delirious seriousness: What can you expect when everyone on stage talks at once, rapid fire, idea obsessed, passionate?
Kushner has produced a play also reminiscent of Arthur Miller at the top of his form, a play about which many ticket buyers will conclude he's equaled Miller's best.
This comedy-laced drama sends audiences staggering into the streets from its power to shake up previous assumptions about the requirements needed for leading a fulfilling political and personal life.
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