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The Mercy Seat is not really about September 11th but the analysis of a relationship. The devastation of Manhattan is a backdrop to the play and provides the opportunity for Ben (John Hannah) to divest himself of his obligations and responsibilities to his wife and children. The horror of the tragedy serves to expose the ruthlessness of Ben's self interest. While so many people were being brave here is the ultimate act of cowardice.

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Rachel Weisz as Evelyn and Paul Rudd as Adam (Photo: Alastair Muir)

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Neil LaBute's brilliant take on body shaming from 2001 "Art is anything I can't do"Neil LaBute Rachel Weisz as Evelyn and Paul Rudd as Adaml (Photo: Alastair Muir) Note: With…

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