• ‘Burn This' Review: Adam Driver, Keri Russell Simmer In Broadway's Spar Wars

    1 day ago - By Deadline

    Can a play lie in wait? Let's say it can so we can say that it has: Lanford Wilson's Burn This has been lurking about since 1987 anticipating the arrival of Adam Driver, and for that match-up alone the years haven't been wasted. But that match-up alone is very nearly all we get in Michael...
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  • ‘Burn This' Broadway Review: Adam Driver and Keri Russell Fall in Lust

    1 day ago - By The Wrap

    Lanford Wilson's “Burn This” is one of those rare two-act, two-and-a-half-hour plays that needs a long third act. We need to know what happens to the talented young choreographer Anna after she dumps her very civilized boyfriend, Burton, to take up with the Neanderthal named Pale. Does she end up on drugs or in the hospital or dead?
    The Anna-Pale relationship brings to mind what might happen to Blanche du Bois if, after rejecting a marriage proposal from Mitch, she has an affair with her sister's husband, Stanley Kowalski, post-rape.
    “Burn This” opened on Broadway in 1987, and John...
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