Peppermint (center) as Pythio, The Oracle of Delphi and the ensemble. (Photo: Joan Marcus)
New York Times critic Ben Brantley apologized Friday for remarks in his “Head Over Heels’ review that drew criticism for the treatment of a nonbinary character in the show. “I feel horrible about having offended transgender and nonbinary communities. I was trying to reflect the light tone of the show, as well as a plot point in which one character learns to acknowledge another not as a “she” but as “they” — this was meant to be a reference to the character of the Oracle, not Peppermint, the person who plays the role. This unfortunately read as more flippant than…

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