Eric A. Gordon: Disinherit the Wind does not oppose Darwinism as such, but does observe that the 1859 publication of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life leaves room for further research and refinement.
Eric A. Gordon: The memories brought to the stage seem too personal and intimate to have been invented, but “it is always night” in this play, Anyanwu tells us.
Eric A. Gordon: Filled with period music and the tuneful songs of Lalo Guerrero, Zoot Suit urgently demonstrates the clash between generations in a Chicano family, the rifts between communities in America, and the ways racism and bias can impact a society.
Eric A. Gordon: Only in the act of going through the motions of reconciliation do we see that each of these five people brings to the table a certain amount of dishonesty and disingenuousness, perhaps some of them subconscious up to this point.
Eric A. Gordon: If the theatres are now required to suddenly and drastically increase actor compensation, where will those funds come from? What will keep them from closing their doors?