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A provocative 'Kingdom City' at La Jolla Playhouse
A provocative 'Kingdom City' at La Jolla Playhouse

There is one week remaining to catch “Kingdom City” at La Jolla Playhouse, and anyone who values the power of theater to stimulate meaningful dialogue about significant issues dare not miss it. In its striking intensity and genuinely thoughtful content, playwright Sheri Wilner’s seriocomic study of the contradictions and ramifications of censorship, though still gelling, is as potentially major a new American play as we’ve seen since Richard Greenberg took on homophobia and racism in “Take Me Out.” Drawing from a real-life incident that occurred in Fulton, Mo., in 2006, Wilner wastes no time in establishing transplanted New Yorkers Miriam (Kate...

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