First Nighter: Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-Prized "Disgraced" in a Welcome Return

October 24, 2014 5:22 AM

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If you go by several adamant playwrights, it's a terrible idea for married couples to get together over an after-hours drink or dinner or for a casual weekend or a serious discussion about children. Nothing good ever comes of it.

Now Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced, which copped the 2013 Pulitzer Prize as a result of its Lincoln Center bow last year, has moved to the Lyceum, and again two pairs are coming to verbal and physical blows at a dinner party. They even come apart at their loose seams while the appetizers are being served a...

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