Every decade, I come back to this collection and each time my bewilderment decreases and my respect increases. It's not that "Funnyhouse of a Negro" isn't insane. It is. And "A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White" was so ahead of its time that only now does it feel alarmingly contemporary in how it equates our inner longings with a romantic nostalgia for old Hollywood. I'd add that Adrienne Kennedy's adaptations of Euripides ("Electra," "Orestes") have got to be among the best out there.
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