The “Corrie” Case – Big Disappointment

New York Theatre Workshop’s decision to back down from presenting “My Name Is Rachel Corrie” says something about the current state of New York’s theatre scene. “We have reached the unacceptable face of the New York arts scene when the theater that produced the original Rent—and, more to the point, the conscience plays of Tony Kushner and Caryl Churchill—should cave in like this to peculiar, unspecific pressure.”