Let's play a game. Try to forget the name of the play printed right above this review and then see what you would make of these hints about what's playing at the Aurora right now. It involves: 1.) A secret list of transgressors, many of them high-ranking politicians; 2.) An alluring but controversial young woman in the spotlight, her moral and sexual purity subject to scrutiny and speculation; 3.) Much legal drama where hearsay counts as evidence, where counsel and witness alike plumb the depths of the lowest courtroom denominator, and where the original purpose of the case gets dwarfed by larger cultural and political anxieties — all as an allegory for the... More >>>
Madeline H.D. Brown at the dawn of the culture wars.