Thursday, June 20, 2013

Cutting the Cord—Or Not

Dale Carman and Wilson Bridges in The Silver Cord.

That film and television now fulfill a role that theater once played is not such a bad thing. Case in point: There's no longer a need for playwrights like Sidney Howard to be quite so overt in dispensing advice to helicopter mothers and their suffocated offspring, as he is in The Silver Cord, now being revived by the Peccadillo Theater Company.