The search for Athena Brownfield, missing since last week, is now considered a “recovery operation.”
Fast forward about 3,000 years to Israel Horovitz' play Out of the Mouths of Babes. In this striking Cherry Lane Theatre production (www.cherrylanetheatre.org), the Babes are adults. Out of their mouths comes wit..with claws. Picture four sassy, savvy, snarky babes -- all ex-wives and lovers of the same beloved Professor -- clumped together in one Paris apartment for his funeral.
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Women shouldn’t have to hit a button and wait to be saved. We should be fierce and brave in battle, like Athena would have been.
"Every two minutes, a woman is attacked in America. What can I do?"
Though the Middle East has experienced sociopolitcal unrest in recent years, the persistence of original and moving art is a feat not to be dismissed.
While scrubbing pots at the soup kitchen, I realized this truth: We are all strangers to one another. Then I realized: We can all welcome one another home.