Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s 1956 “tragicomedy,” The Visit first arrived on Broadway in 1958 starring Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. By 1964, it had been expanded into
Something Rotten (as in “…something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” Hamlet), will make your cheeks hurt from grinning. The ebullient, well cast show,
Matthew Zajac’s father grew up a Polish, Roman Catholic in peaceful Galicia (Eastern Poland, now Western Ukraine) where a single church accommodated all local religions.