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Collected Stories

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COLLECTED STORIES Linda Lavin and Sarah Paulson
Joan Marcus

Collected Stories

type:
Stage
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
04/28/10
performer:
Linda Lavin, Sarah Paulson
director:
Lynne Meadow
author:
Donald Margulies

We gave it a B+

Why, you ask, would Manhattan Theatre Club follow its premiere of Donald Margulies’ Time Stands Still with a revival of Collected Stories — his crafty 1996 literary drama that’s already been done twice in New York City? So we can hear Linda Lavin turn out two hours’ worth of delicious bons mots like ”Life’s too short for The New Yorker.” Lavin is relishing, but not milking, her role as a writer/professor/reluctant mentor; Deadwood‘s Sarah Paulson is ever-so-slightly (perhaps appropriately) grating as her sycophantic protégée. B+

(Tickets: Telecharge.com or 800-432-7250)

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