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Lisa Kron’s new Play is SUPERB!

It's hard to imagine a more timely play than Lisa Kron's excellent, smart and riveting critique of liberalism, the astonishing In The Wake, at the Public Theater (in a LIMITED run only till late November, so go NOW). Lisa is a brave and ferociously talented writer who has taken on racism (in WELL), and done a wide range of queer work as a performance artist and writer for years. I appreciate her ability to hold a mirror to herself and people like me who are progressive -- at our smug certainty, at our idealism and naivete, and at our faith in an America despite all evidence that we encounter that there is no chance of the system working for the folks we want it to work for (the poor, [...]