Americans can't seem to agree on much these days, but all must allow that these are tense, restless times. War, terrorism, a divided electorate, and a widespread debate about the nation's purpose are everyday subjects on television, in newspapers, and at the local java joint, yet few contemporary plays and films explore these issues. You'd think playwrights and screenwriters would pounce on such stories, but precious few have. One who is not afraid to take on politics is Naomi Wallace, a Kentucky-born writer who has found more recognition in Britain, where she lives much of the time, than in her native land. Wallace begins her plays with ideas, and she certainly has quite a lot of... More >>>