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L.A. revival of 'A Taste of Honey,' the 1958 play that dared to make a gay character its moral center

Kim Rubinstein, who directed a highly praised revival of “Anna Christie” at the Odyssey Theatre last year, is back with a revival of Shelagh Delaney’s once scandalous, now slightly quaint 1958 play “A Taste of Honey.”    Delaney was only 18 when a production of Terence Rattigan’s “Variations on...
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