"No one respects a woman who forgives infidelity. It kept Hillary Clinton from becoming president!"
That's just one of my delicious lines in this super-smart, richly funny and irresistibly entertaining play. And the other four characters in the piece, each in his or her own acerbic, naive, hapless, sophisticated or indignant way, have even funnier things to say.
Becky Shaw, by playwright Gina Gionfriddo, gets rave reviews wherever it's produced, which at this point, since its premiere at the Humana Festival and then at Second Stage in New York, has been far and wide. Here are just a few snippets from rapturous critics from New York to London to Chicago and back:
"Gina Gionfriddo’s comedy of bad manners ~ a tangled tale of love, sex and ethics among a quartet of men and women in their...