A playwright’s attack on her own character amounts to Empty Threats | Theater Review | Chicago Reader

A playwright’s attack on her own character amounts to Empty Threats 

Until the end, Lily Mooney's charming experimental play strikes a balance between coherence and ambiguity.

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Joe Mazza

God knows what Victor, a hapless English professor holed up in his temporary university office, is up to at the beginning of Neo-Futurist Lily Mooney's new play. Pants around his ankles, he kneads his stomach with a pillow and then his fists,…

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