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The People Who Love Why Torture is Wrong

Fans of dark comedies, rejoice: playwright Christopher Durang is back, this time presenting the appropriately offbeat Why Torture is Wrong, And the People Who Love Them at The Public Theater. The new show, a piece of comedic commentary on our country’s current obsession with terror, fear-mongering and, yes, even relationships, opened April 5 starring Tony Award-winning powerhouse Laura Benanti and an ensemble cast of equally talented troupers like Kristine Nielsen, Richard Poe and John Pankow, among others. The debut pulled plenty of Public fans out of the woodwork, including Tony Award nominee (and current Public The Singing Forest player) Jonathan Groff and longtime stage and screen star (and even longer time
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