If you judged by the 2015 revival on Broadway, the late Wendy Wasserstein’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play “The Heidi Chronicles” must be passe.
The short-lived production lasted only 80 performances despite the cachet of “Mad Men” star Elisabeth Moss in the cast. The poor showing prompted post-mortems suggesting that a work hailed as a pioneering feminist play after bowing on Broadway in 1989 — it ran for more than 600 performances back then — has lost its relevance.
Rep Stage begs to differ.
The Columbia-based professional theater company opens its 25th anniversary season Friday with “The Heidi Chronicles,” which follows the life of the fictional Heidi...