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Discovering love under the most extreme conditions in ‘Bent’

Discovering love under the most extreme conditions in ‘Bent’

July 2, 2015 / Daily Sizzle, Stage, Stage Reviews

In Martin Sherman’s “Bent,” a play that became something of a “cause celebre” when it debuted in London in 1979 with Ian McKellen in its central role, it is the plight of those forced to wear “the pink triangle” – the mark of homosexuals – that became the primary focus for the first time. THe Other Theatre Company is now presenting the harrowing drama in Chicago.