“It’s autumn outside and in!,” exclaims the bluff retired captain of artillery, Edgar, as he takes a reading of the atmosphere in the general vicinity of his chilly wife, Alice, in August Strindberg’s The Dance of Death (at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater through March 10). Come and take the chill off yourself as this couple give each other a nice warm roasting for two intensely pleasurable, very funny hours of marital conflict. As with many other years-long quarrels between mates, this one isn’t quite what it seems.

Christopher Innvar, Cassie Beck, and Richard Topol in The Dance of Death....

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