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Do playwrights improve with age? Bet your life they do

On Saturday, Sept. 24, I went to Steppenwolf Theatre and reviewed David Rabe's "Visiting Edna," a long, harrowing play about cancer and its marauding invasions into the body of an ordinary American woman. I rushed home, driving like a bat out of hell, picked up my 13-year-old son and dropped him...
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