Yankees in Fairyland: A Review of Take Me Out, by Richard Greenberg

Take Me Out - Richard Greenberg

Richard Greenberg’s play Take Me Out is as much about the role of the athlete, particularly the baseball “star,” as it is about what makes a team function—and what threatens the unity of a team. The play confronts the disturbing truth that baseball has never been an equal opportunity employer. African-Americans were shut out from the big leagues for decades. Gay Americans … [Read more...]

Students: A Play by Peter Rose

Students: A Play by Peter Rose

The living room of a student house in London. Emma sits holding a mug of tea. Robbie stands looking out of the window holding a bottle of beer. She is twenty. He is sixty.ROBBIE:You think you know something about men?(Pause)Would you say you knew much about the opposite sex? EMMA:I think I do.ROBBIE:Well, you don’t.EMMA:I know one thing/ROBBIE:No … [Read more...]