Fiction and Reality: The Voysey Inheritance
There are two versions of "The Voysey Inheritance" available -- Mr. Mamet's adaptation from Vintage and Harley Granville-Baker's longer original scanned into Google Books. Both are transfixing reads against the unfolding backdrop of the incredible Madoff revelations.
There is this obvious question: Across all the years of wondrous returns from this Wizard of Oz, didn't a small cloud of question pass through the mind of, say Jeffrey Katzenberg or Steven Spielberg or Carl Shapiro to ask, How is he doing this?
Daniel Henninger has a fascinating column on a play for our times.