A small cutout from a review done by Linda Winer for Newsday.com (yes of course I had to post this lovely comment on Maggie’s performance).
Gyllenhaal, in her first major role on the New York stage, is seriously delightful as Yelena, the young wife of the aged, self-important professor (George Morfogen). Their move from the city has disrupted the tedious regularity of the struggling estate. From the moment she swans, without a word, through the house in her summer-sophisticate linens (by Suzy Benzinger), everyone else seems unbearably dull.
Read the rest of the review here.