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“In the beginning of the play, we have a tendency to be very judgmental of the mother. By the end of the play you don’t know who to side with, because the thing is such a hot mess."

Family quarrels have teeth in 'The Beauty Queen of Leenane'

February 15th, 2017

“In the beginning of the play, we have a tendency to be very judgmental of the mother. By the end of the play you don’t know who to side with, because the thing is such a hot mess."

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