Dario Fo | Critical Review by Leah D. Frank

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Critical Review by Leah D. Frank

SOURCE: "Dario Fo's Outraged Housewives," in New York Times, Long Island Weekly Section, November 24, 1991, p. 23.

[In the following review of the Arena Players Repertory Theater production of We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!, Frank lauds the play's humor but finds the story itself lacking verisimilitude.]

Dario Fo is Western Europe's most widely produced playwright. This phenomenally successful Italian satirist, actor, painter, musician, cinematographer, director, set and costume designer and political activist has been in the forefront of world theater for the last 40 years.

His creative social commentary has been condemned by groups as divergent as the Vatican, the Italian Communist Party and our own State Department, which continues to deny Mr Fo a visa on the grounds that his presence is powerful enough to constitute a "clear and present danger" to the stability of the United States.

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