Freedom & Constraint-II

Brustein, Robert
May 1972
New Republic;5/13/72, Vol. 166 Issue 20, p30
Entertainment Review
Focuses on the freedom of expression in theaters of the U.S. Questions raised regarding the condition of theaters; Overview of the availability of playwrights and theaters in the country; Relations between audience and theater critics; Argument pertaining to the history of modern theater; Popularity of the drama "Sticks and Bones," by David Rabe; Critical appraisal of the play "The Country Girl"; Theatrical criticism of writers tark Young, Eric Bent- ley, Mary McCarthy, Elizabeth Hard- wick, Wilfrid Sheed, Richard Hayes, Richard Gilman, and Susan Sontag; Role of the print media in the success or failure of theaters.


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