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Henry Jaglom's 'Train to Zakopané' a vivid story of tragic love
Henry Jaglom's 'Train to Zakopané' a vivid story of tragic love

Henry Jaglom's “Train to Zakopané,” premiering at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, is based on an incident in the life of his father: a rich, complex, heartbreaking story of doomed lovers in Poland between the wars. The script could stand a vigorous pruning, several performances are still wobbly and the set changes are noticeably time-consuming — yet this production, directed by Gary Imhoff, has promise. The story begins on a train from Warsaw in 1928 (a detailed, cumbersome set by Chris Stone). A priest (Stephen Howard), a retired actress (Cathy Arden) and a young army nurse (Tanna Frederick) invite a young man from the crowded corridor to take the empty...

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