The Healing Power of Lucas Hnath's 'Red Speedo:' Visit Philly and See It ASAP

November 11, 2014 9:29 PM

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For any who many still require it, last Tuesday's election offered proof that people are talking different languages and vilifying each other -- with no interest in an interpreter or understanding another's perspective and how they arrived at it. The arts offer the much need common language and understanding, even when one does not realize he or she needs it. And the arts in my hometown, Philadelphia, are flourishing.

An extraordinary theatrical experience that confronts this human dilemma --- why people are so angry, and have such a hard time hearing each other --- and what can help us to grow up, leave childish stubbornness behind, and understand another, can be found in Lucas Hnath's play, "Red Speedo," which ...

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