The Visit feels like a Grimm fairy tale conspicuously missing a moral.
South Korean-born playwright Young Jean Lee both does and doesn’t traffic in subtlety.
If/Then has all the emotional subtlety of a Nicholas Sparks novel.
Zachary Quinto brings a sulking but simmering aggression to Tom, played as a man who knows who he isn’t, but not who he is.
The Machine, in short, is an anti-capitalist tragedy that spends half its time looking like a sci-fi melodrama and the other half like a biopic.