"Sticks and Bones": The Way We Were During Vietnam Via Rabe

November 7, 2014 7:23 PM

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The rage that polarized the country over the Vietnam War now, decades later, often seems a distant memory. A gripping revival of David Rabe's Sticks and Bones, led by excellent performances from Bill Pullman and Holly Hunter, jolts those passions back to life.

Under the smart direction of Scott Elliott for The New Group at the Signature Theater, Rabe's scathing 1972 satire remains a caustic tale on the ravages that war, any war, can inflict not only on those fighting it but on their uncomprehending families at home. The specific war in Sticks and Bones, o...

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