Time Out delivers its first zero-star theater review to...John Patrick Shanley and Henry Krieger's Romantic Poetry. Come on, Adam--it's at least a two-starrer! I found it a fascinating failure, and an odd counterpoint to Shanley's upcoming film of Doubt. I would venture to say, however, that one of the guilty pleasures of reading criticism is taking in viciously gleeful sentences like this:
In a more honorable world, the entire board of Manhattan Theatre Club would resign in disgrace for presenting such bilge, and charging $85 to see it.