Bitter Wheat is a play about a depraved Hollywood mogul. It rips the pashmina off the suppurating wound which is show business, and leaves us better human beings, and fitter to once more confront the horror of life.
Our hero, Barney Fein, is a bloated monster- a studio head, who, like his predecessor, the minotaur, devours the young he has lured to his cave
His fall from power to shame is a mythic journey which has been compared to The Odyssey by people who claim to have read that book.
A new play starring John Malkovich, written and directed by David Mamet in a good mood.