All through Wild Animals You Should Know, a morose little taste of darkness down at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on Christopher Street, I kept wondering why so many people were laughing hysterically. The woman next to me kept saying, “What are they laughing at?” Good question. The play, written by Thomas Higgins and directed by Trip Cullman, is about a teenage jock who comes out of the closet in the creepy and clandestine world of homosexual Boy Scouts of America. It’s sad, unsettling and occasionally homoerotic, but it isn’t even remotely funny. Read More
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