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    Under the Greasepaint

    I'm just curious: Do they make nondisturbing clowns anymore? At some point, surely, there were wholesome, entertaining, fun-for-the-whole-family clowns—friendly japers whose appearance occasioned delight. These times, it seems, are long past. If one needs assurance as to this point—assuming one hasn't seen It or Clownhouse or ...

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    Equal Protection

    Theatre for the New City

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    INVENTION OF LOVE

    Tom Stoppard's highly anticipated drama based on the life of poet A.E. Housman. Starring Robert Sean Leonard and Richard Easton.

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    THEATRE GUIDE 2003 -- TECHNICAL SUPPORT, MUSICIANS, STAGE COMBAT, DIALECT COACHES

    You don't just hire actors when you do a play. What if the script calls for a musical fight scene in a foreign dialect? Here are some listings that should help you find good help around here.

    TECHNICAL SUPPORT

    Obviously we can't list every stage manager, set builder ...

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    Home Sweet Hell

    Home Sweet Hell is a visceral meditation on the themes of addiction, alienation and the inability of human beings to make meaningful and lasting relationships with each other. It is an attempt to tell the truth about something we rarely admit is there. It asks you to look unflinchingly at ...

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    The Apology

    Elephant Theatre

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    LETTERS

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. Each letter should include the writer's address and phone number, is subject to editing, and must be limited to 250

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    LATE NIGHT CATECHISM

    This interactive comedy has lasted three seasons thus far, and is still pleasing audiences in repertory with "Tony and Tina's Wedding."

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    Focus on Diversity

    I am writing to say how thrilled I am by the coverage Simi Horwitz has given to Latino/a and Arab-American artists this past summer and fall. The work Ms. Horwitz has done has been outstanding and very important in forwarding the public's understanding of diversity. Kudos!!!

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    Where's My Money?

    Black comedy by John Patrick Shanley.