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Revelers shake off ‘Night’

B'way say hello again to 'Mother'

What do legit folk do after listening to 95 minutes of suicide? They cut to Tavern on the Green for a party.

Sitting at the helm of the Broadway revival of Marsha Norman‘s ” ‘night, Mother,” Michael Mayer wanted to know after umpteen rehearsals and previews, “How many times could I be beaten up?”

Norman has seen stagings of her play all over the world in the 20 years since it won the Pulitzer Prize. Her least favorite: “There was a Finnish production which had Jessie on a trapeze waving the gun around. I had to put a stop to that one.”

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