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DISGRACED at the Mark Taper Forum

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

Because of the confluence of events surrounding the American presidential election — including Donald Trump’s provocative and unconstitutional attempts to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S., the mass shootings in Orlando, and the heated debate about how to deal with Muslim terrorists, Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning Disgraced seems even more relevant than when it was written. Read more…

Dany Margolies – The Daily Breeze

Let’s start with the set. Because, by the time playwright Ayad Akhtar’s roiling “Disgraced” has simmered down into its introspective ending, the audience at the Mark Taper Forum will likely have forgotten that there is a set — or indeed, that this is only a play. Read more…

Deborah Klugman – LA Weekly

It’s difficult to imagine a timelier, more relevant play than Ayad Akhtar’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner, Disgraced. Directed by Kimberly Senior at the Mark Taper Forum, the show features two holdovers from the 2014 Broadway production (also directed by Senior), including Hari Dhillon, riveting as a corporate attorney whose life comes apart after he’s publicly misidentified as a spokesman for Muslim extremists. Read more…

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