No time to do it justice, but plumtreeblossom
and I saw Theatre@First’s production of Bent
last night, and it was incredibly powerful and moving and truly spectacular. It’s about gay men in Nazi Berlin and Dachau, and it’s just as intense as you might imagine. The acting was stunning. You may not be able to sit through the whole thing, but you should try.
The New England Theater Geek has a review
. If you’re not sure whether you can handle it, Wikipedia has a summary of the plot
(with spoilers, of course).