Theater review: 'Godot' -- 2 stars; 'No Man's Land' -- 3 stars

"Waiting for Godot"

(Credit: Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen in "Waiting for Godot")

While it was a marvelous idea to pair up Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen as the quintessential tramps Vladimir and Estragon in "Waiting for Godot," this revival of Beckett's existentialist classic is weighed down by Sean Mathias' problematic direction and the decision to perform it in repertory with Harold Pinter's 1975 drama "No Man's Land."

McKellen makes a strong impression...

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