With a new London production and a spate of awards
under her belt, the most critically acclaimed young playwright
to emerge in recent years is only getting started
Earlier this year, folks who flocked to Annie Baker’s latest play, The Flick, encountered something odd and challenging even before the lights went down. Sitting in the theater, they found themselves facing another one onstage. A movie theater, that is: rows of empty seats staring them down. Even odder was the action of the play once it star...