One thought on “The Woods”

  1. Having now read most of David Mamet's earlier work, with a couple of exceptions, not many stand out as all that moving or as interesting drama until a bit later in his career. These earlier plays are essentially two or a couple more people who aren't the best at communicating attempting to communicate. However, while that's true with "The Woods", there's also a sadness to this, a longing for the other that can't be granted, and the twisted things that come out of such a relationship. It doesn't [...]

  2. Eh. Had a chance to redeem itself in Scene III but didn't quite get there. Mamet's ability to tell a story solely through dialogue is usually extraordinary, but The Woods lacks the emotional potency typical of his plays.

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