Michael Moore’s Play Hammered by Liberal Papers As 'Cringe-Inducing' 'Ego Trip'

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If liberal activist and filmmaker Michael Moore thought his Broadway play — entitled The Terms of My Surrender — would draw rave reviews from fellow progressives who would be “galvanized” into taking out Republican President Donald Trump, he was sadly mistaken.

While New York Times theater critic Jesse Green claimed the play, which opened on Thursday at the  Belasco theater, “is a bit like being stuck at Thanksgiving dinner with a garrulous, self-regarding, time-sucking uncle,” Peter Marks of the Washington Post asserted that “Michael Moore should leave Broadway to the pros.”

Green tried to soften the blow by noting:

Don’t get me wrong: Mr. Moore has led an exemplary life of progressive activism, both in the trenches and as a filmmaker.

His early movies … represent an impish moral intelligence at its most incisive. It helps that he chose good targets and had an ear for irony.


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