The Babylon Line

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Written by Richard Greenberg Β  Β  Β  Β  Β Directed by Terry Kinney
Lincoln Center: Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre
January 5, 2017
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πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

I walked into the theatre and saw the tell-tale chalky blackboard, pictures of presidents, encyclopedias, student desks and musky muskiness.Β  I was back in fifth grade at Central School.Β  Only this play wasn’t about going back to 5th grade.Β  It was a classroom that was being used in the night time for an adult education class in writing.Β  A wanna-be writer from the city was making the perilous journey by train (hence, the Babylon Line) to the suburbs of Long Island to share his love of writing with a group of misfit adults a bit chagrined that the class they WANTED – the class on flower arranging or such was filled to capacity. Continue reading The Babylon Line