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Theater review: Neil LaBute's take on 'Miss Julie' is uneasy hybrid
Theater review: Neil LaBute's take on 'Miss Julie' is uneasy hybrid

August Strindberg's "Miss Julie," a key landmark of modern drama, has been getting quite the workout from contemporary theater artists drawn to this tale of an unstable aristocrat's disastrous one-night affair with her ambitious servant. British playwright Patrick Marber relocated the story to an English country house at the end of the Second World War in his play "After Miss Julie." Playwright and director Yael Farber updated the saga to post-apartheid South Africa in her theatrically intense "Mies Julie." Now Neil LaBute, American theater's perennial bad boy ("Fat Pig," "Reasons to Be Pretty"), has transferred the...

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