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Critical Review by Lawrence van Gelder

SOURCE: van Gelder, Lawrence. “A Still Resonant Tale of Power and Violation.” New York Times (26 May 2000): E3.

In the following review, van Gelder offers an assessment of the Willow Cabin Theater Company's production of Lucrece, a play adapted from Shakespeare's poem The Rape of Lucrece, noting that the play's message is a timely one for modern society.

Heartbreak but not tragedy is to be found in the Willow Cabin Theater Company's production of Lucrece. Earnest and interesting, this production revives the 1932 play adapted by Thornton Wilder from Le Viol de Lucrece by the French playwright Andre Obey, who in turn was inspired by Shakespeare's poem [The Rape of Lucrece].

In its timely way, Lucrece weighs not only the gravity of the rape of a faithful wife...

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