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Bobby Cannavale Fights Success in ‘The Big Knife’: Review

Bobby Cannavale has been a dominant presence on Broadway for several seasons. After a middling revival of “Glengarry Glen Ross” last November, he’s back and looking sleekly feral in Clifford Odets’s “The Big Knife.”

This is the second revival this season of a play by Odets who died 50 years ago. Like “Golden Boy,” it’s a fable in which the price of success American-style is your soul.