Desperately Trying to Deny Reality

Gloria played at the Griffin Theatre from August 26 to October 8. Guerilla: Le jour où tout s’embrasa by Laurent Obertone Éditions Ring, 2016, 425 pages, 20 euros   Gloria may well be a love song to the great women who act on our stages, who we call upon to embody the imaginative state of our nation. But the play is also a symptom of the time we are in—a greedy time, a selfish, self-centred, vain, fearful, frantic, unstable time in which we cling so hard to anything that can make us feel connected to other people, anything that can…

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