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"Political Mother" Hofesh Shechter BAM Howard Gilman Theater Brooklyn, NY October 11, 2012 By Martha Sherman Copyright © 2012 by Martha Sherman The audience got its first clue about “Political Mother” when the usher handed out earplugs along with the programs. It was not only loud, but filled with huge gestures and universally recognized political clichés bathed in spotlight after spotlight.
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