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‘Lucy Barton’ Review: Laura Linney Finds Her Perfect Match; critic’s pick

Jan 15, 2020 - The New York Times

Ideally cast as a plain-spoken woman made of quiet steel, she acts the way Elizabeth Strout writes in this compelling adaptation of the 2016 novel.

Ideally cast as a plain-spoken woman made of quiet steel, she acts the way Elizabeth Strout writes in this compelling adaptation of the 2016 novel.

The title character of “My Name Is Lucy Barton,” Rona Munro’s crystalline stage adaptation   of Elizabeth Strout’s 2016 novel, is hardly a woman of mystery. On the contrary, ...