theater November 24, 2019 "The Great Society" a Brilliant Play About America's Violence Against U.S. Blacks and the People of Vietnam Lucy Komisar The Komisar Scoop It could be a Shakespeare play, a tragedy that engulfs a complex, larger-than-life figure. And one who is brought down by his own hubris. The story moves between the civil rights movement and the American war against Vietnam. Closes Nov. 30.