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Keith Tomasek


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Three-hour shouting match

“Stratford has hired Michael Healey adapt a play that, except for its use of racial epithets, does not need adaptation. Healey’s goal and that of director Graham Abbey seems to be to turn this dark comedy into a screwball farce. All they succeed in creating is a high decibel, three-hour shouting match that completely misses the point of the play…

Healey has given Abbey a sanitized adaptation at odds with the original play and Abbey’s inconsistent direction is at odds with enjoyable comedy. “

  • Michael Healey's adaptation of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's

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