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Review: Grab a Seat for How I Learned to Drive
April 20, 2022, 2:43.21 am ET


Photo: Joan Marcus

By Brian Scott Lipton

If you’re one of the many theatergoers that, for whatever reason, has long lamented never seeing the original production of Paula Vogel’s 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “How I Learned to Drive,” the theater gods have given you a second chance. Or maybe more specifically, the powers-that-be at Manhattan Theater Club, which is not only giving this deeply disturbing yet incredibly human masterpiece its long-deserved Broadway debut at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, but with its original stars, Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse, giving performances that surpass the extraordinary ones they delivered 25 years ago. Read Full Review