‘VISIT’ A Bristling Tale About the Quality of Justice

VisitL4by Don Shirley (Times Staff Writer)

Los Angeles Times
May 6, 1994

Think Bette Davis. It’s impossible not to think of the late great star when you watch Nancy Linehan Charles’ performance as Claire, the avenging fury. Charles is virtually a dead ringer for Davis—-in her steely command and acerbic humor as well as her looks.

HIDDEN TREASURE: Driving down Venice Blvd., it’s easy to miss the 75-seat arena of Pacific Resident Theatre. But the company’s new revival of Friedrich Duerrenmatt’s “The Visit” demands attention. The action is just inches from your face in this jolting tale of a woman’s revenge.

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