Rabbit Hole | Sweeney Todd

Don’t look for Alice in Wonderland in Rabbit Hole, the profound and heartbreaking new play by David Lindsay-Abaire. The title may hint at Lewis Carroll-and, indeed, a certain Mad Hatter absurdity is what you might expect from this ingenious dramatist, whose previous works featured quirky happenings and far-fetched situations. But Lindsay-Abaire’s first Broadway outing turns out to be a beautifully controlled piece of realism that tells a...

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Celia Wren is Commonweal’s media and stage critic.