Two plays in the Boston area take on issues very much in the news. "The Ice-Breaker" at the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown uses global warming as the backdrop for a story about human relationships.
"Stuff Happens" at the Boston Center for the Arts is David Hare's indictment of the war in Iraq. Critic at large Ed Siegel reviews the two productions.
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This program aired on November 3, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.