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This Season’s Most Produced Play: ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’
Jayne Houdyshell, left, and Laurie Metcalf in “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” written by Lucas Hnath. Sara Krulwich/The New York Times
THE STORY: To understand light and optics better, young Isaac Newton inserted a long needle between my eye and the bone, as near to the backside of my eye as I could. Why take such a risk? Lucas Hnath reimagines the contentious, plague-ravaged wo
THE STORY: It's December 2010. Infirm Maxine thinks her daughter is paying Nurse Tina to gently nudge her into the grave before the new year. Maxine thinks Tina's doing this so her daughter doesn't have to pay hefty estate taxes, taxes that take ef