Higher Ed

Tickled To Death

by Donald Brown | Dec 16, 2015 6:19 am

Joan Marcus Photo Living in a town that is home to one of the top-ranked colleges in this country, we might become a bit blasé about its status. When the media explodes with stories of protests about racism at the school or badly handled rape cases, or when we experience simply the usual town-gown tensions, we might pause to think about how elite colleges are a world unto themselves, but do we think about what the kids there had to do to enter that world?

peerless, Jiehae Park’s dark comedy at the Yale Repertory Theatre, which runs through Dec. 19, aims its satire close to home in that respect.

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