Seen and Heard

Seen on Broadway: Inherit the Wind, now in revival, is a classic example of “faction”—historical fact mingled with fiction, to give it the textbook truth a little dramatic oomph. The current master of the form, with four credits in the genre in just the last year, is British writer Peter Morgan. Like Inherit the Wind, all of his pieces—The Queen and The Last King of Scotland at the movies, Longford on HBO, and Frost/Nixon, now at the

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