The Boston Globe loves Wings of Desire! Do you agree?

Today, the Boston Globe published Louise Kennedy’s review of Wings of Desire. Here are some excerpts:

“‘Wings of Desire’ opens in mystery, in darkness pierced by a flash of light. An angel sits, listening, flanked by columns of — yes, it is sand, streaming down in radiant beams. Then darkness again.

“And then such light, such beauty, such air and life and time and timelessness as theater can, but too rarely does, bestow. Wings of Desire’ is a stage adaptation of the 1987 Wim Wenders film, it’s true. But it is a purely theatrical experience.”

Read the entire review on

What do you think? Do you agree? Do you disagree?

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