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Broadway Review: ‘Marvin’s Room’ With Janeane Garofalo & Lili Taylor; ‘Measure For Measure’ With Jonathan Cake

Is there ever a time when heartbreak and loss go out of “style”? Marvin’s Room opened over Christmas in 1991 at Playwrights Horizons in New York (it was originally produced at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago), no one’s idea of a holiday show. The title character is a shadowy image, bedridden behind an upstage wall, unseen but heard through occasional moans of pain and indecipherable gibberish.
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