(Ben Brantley’s article appeared in The New York Time, 4/22.)

The story hasn’t changed. How could it have? It’s history now, the sort of history that repeats itself endlessly.

Yet the touring production of “Black Watch,” a group portrait of Scottish soldiers in Iraq that was first seen here in 2007, still feels as fresh and raw as the recruits portrayed by its young, open-faced new cast members. These lads of the Black Watch, a centuries-old regiment of the Scottish Highlands, are as spontaneously foul-mouthed, exuberant, angry and frightened as they were four years ago. And stationed once again at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, they are more likely than ever to break your heart.

via www.nytimes.com

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