The New York Times: The Ones We Left Behind
By Ben Brantley, Jesse Green, Laura Collins-Hughes, Alexis Soloski and Elisabeth Vincentelli
May 31, 2018
Majority rule (mostly). One play per playwright. How we put together the 25 Plays list, and a bid to remember notable writers and favorite works that missed the cut.
ADRIENNE KENNEDY Fragmentary, lyrical, devastating plays like “Funnyhouse of a Negro” (1964) and “The Ohio State Murders” (1992) situate race in America as a nightmare. “He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box” [TFANA, 2017] suggests we still haven’t woken up.