With ‘Exit the King’ at Exit Theatre, it’s not so good to be king
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The title character in "Exit the King," Eugène Ionesco's drama now in an Exit Theatre production, will not go gently into that good night. But when King Berenger the First (Don Wood) tries to rage against the prognosis of death his followers can no longer keep from him, it comes out as more of a whimper. "I'll die when I want to," he protests. "I'm the king. I'm the one to decide."

It sounds like some exaggeration of the megalomania of royalty, but don't we all feel like the...


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