(Charles Isherwood’s article appeared in The New York Times, 12/8.

The beheadings of journalists and aid workers that have become a grisly aspect of the tumult in the Middle East hover like ugly ghosts behind “The Invisible Hand,” the latest play by Ayad Akhtar, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning “Disgraced” can currently be seen on Broadway. Like that sizzling drama, Mr. Akhtar’s shrewd play, which opened on Monday night at New York Theater Workshop, raises probing questions about the roots of the Islamic terrorism that has rattled the world for the last decade and more. 

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