March 7, 2012 1:00 PM

‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ still fights the good fight

Oh, how we love our rebels — even if we know they’re doomed. Somehow, that makes us love them even more. Thanks to Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, we can return to one of the most enduring themes of 20th century American literature: the eternal struggle of the individual to declare his humanity in opposition to the strictures of an oppressive society.

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