What The Hell Is Going On With The Harold Pinter Estate And The Wooster Group In Los Angeles?

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“It is not clear how theater critics will respond to the request that they not review the Los Angeles run, which begins performances on Thursday. An offended actor/playwright, Colin Mitchell, published on the local theater website Bitter Lemons a plea for defiance: ‘Let’s flood the LA Media outlets with writing about this show.’ The theater critic for The Los Angeles Times, Charles McNulty, said Thursday that he was in discussion with his editors.”

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Ostend: Stefan Zweig, Joseph Roth, and the Summer Before the Dark’ Revisits Moments in Exile

Volker Weidermann’s book recounts how the two writers found themselves in limbo in a Belgian beach town with other intellectuals after fleeing the Nazis.