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Critic's Notebook

Shock theater has lost its value

The Company One production off Bruce Norris's ''The Pain and the Itch'' (featuring Philana Mia and Abigail Steinman) may not shock, but at least it treats the audience as equals. The Company One production off Bruce Norris's ''The Pain and the Itch'' (featuring Philana Mia and Abigail Steinman) may not shock, but at least it treats the audience as equals.
By Louise Kennedy
Globe Staff / March 29, 2009

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I came to a shocking realization the other day: Apparently, I can't be shocked anymore. (Full article: 1243 words)

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