“I wonder if the new season will produce another reclamation job as accomplished as Erica Schmidt‘s staging of this trouble-plagued Tennessee Williams work. Accomplished…gripping…a portrait of a small Southern town ruled by deadening Puritanism and brute force. It’s a way of life that crushes the weak, sensitive, or eccentric and it looks a lot like parts of America today…. Schmidt fully captures the fear of being forced to live at bay in an environment hostile to individual expression.”
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