January 17, 2014

Streep drives ‘Osage County’ in wrong direction

The comforting thing about putting up a play on Broadway is that there are weeks of previews. If actors are pursuing mistaken ideas about their character, if they have the tone of the show completely wrong, they will go out before a live audience and lay an egg — and afterward be humbly receptive to whatever the director and playwright have to say.

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