Seen & Heard

Seen on Broadway: Dance of Death

. The world has not been clamoring for a revival of August Strindberg's bilious marital drama, but it has been revived as a vehicle for Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren. Director Sean Mathias clearly sees the play as a kind of 19th-century version of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and he directs his cast to play for laughs which aren't there. The result is a rather lengthy, wearying evening, although, at the performance I attended, t

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