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In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century
In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century

A powerful, righteous nation makes a military excursion into a troubled, complicated, divided country, determined to bring democratic lightness where there has been factional darkness. Predictions are made that the invaders will be cheered in the streets. Instead, they are perceived as a dangerous other. The invading forces are resented, and individual members of those forces, perplexed by things not going as planned, find themselves bogged down in a hostile land on a deadly mission of ambivalent purpose. Sound familiar? Our inability to learn from history certainly has been useful for the Scottish playwright David Greig, and for his drama "Dunsinane," in which English forces...

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