Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson in 'Children of a Lesser God.' (Photo: Matthew Murphy)
The challenges that all of us must confront in order to achieve meaningful human connection is the central theme of Mark Medoff’s play “Children of a Lesser God.” How can we overcome the obstacles that divide us in order to understand one another? “Start listening. Stop judging,” read the T-shirts for sale in the lobby of Studio 54, in case we miss the point. Unfortunately the current Broadway revival, which is the first major New York production since this play won the Tony in 1980, fails to either illuminate that quest for connection or compellingly engage us in its telling.…

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