The Heidi Chronicles: Pursuing It All

March 27, 2015 5:55 PM

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Give Wendy Wasserstein credit: Her play The Heidi Chronicles brilliantly toes the line between remaining relevant to new, contemporary audiences while simultaneously exemplifying how far we've come from tumultuous years of inequality for women. The play in that way demonstrates in 2015 how despite all the progress we've made in America, there are still cultural effects that must be grappled with and dealt with for the sake of the next generation.

Heidi Holland, played by Elisabeth Moss, doesn't start out -- much less set out -- as a born leader. But her unflinching dedication to making something of herself, and raising the profile of women before her in the art world, is commendable and admirable. As Heidi watches her friends grow up and mov...

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