(Michael Billington’s article ran 9/15 in the Guardian.)
JT Rogers is that rare creature: an American dramatist who writes about global issues. His earlier play, The Overwhelming, tackled the Rwandan genocide. Now he has expanded a short play he wrote for the Tricycle's The Great Game to explore American policy in Afghanistan. The result is a compelling political thriller that exposes the naivety and arrogance that contributed to the current tragic impasse.
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