Workshop Denies Bias, Wonders At Controversy

New York Theater Workshop continues to insist that the dustup over the cancellation of “My Name Is Rachel Corrie” is nothing more than a misunderstanding, and not, as some critics would have it, a deliberate attempt to silence certain theatrical voices. “Whether a misunderstanding or not, how the workshop, an artistically bold and popular company, found itself in such an embarrassing public jam still baffles [the company’s directors,] who said they did not know the extent of the public relations damage and financial cost.”