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    SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS

    Like a pair of dance pros doing a simple box step, Uta Hagen and David Hyde Pierce prove that a play can be both repetitive and beautiful to watch. Richard Alfieri's predictable, sometimes witty new play is an uplifting odd-couple story with a lot of great lines but no ...

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    CRITIC'S PICKS

    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Acme Downey Jr., presented by the Acme Players at the Acme Comedy Theatre, 135 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood. Sat. 8 p.m. Indefinitely. $15. (323) 525-0202.

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    THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES

    Frank D. Gilroy's The Subject Was Roses was the surprise hit of the 1964-'65 Broadway season, winning the triple crown: the Tony Award, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and the Pulitzer Prize. Although this family drama still has resonance, its impact has been truncated by an ...

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    Rapt

    Presented by Aurora Productions in association with Chris Arruda, Brad Carpenter, and Rachel Reiner Productions, casting by Beth Melsky Casting, at the Culture Project, 45 Bleecker Street, NYC, Dec. 9-21.

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    Thundermug

    Presented by Yougotsoul Productions as part of the New York International Fringe Festival at CSV—Milagro Theatre, 107 Suffolk St., NYC, Aug. 11-24.

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    G-NOME

    It is an odd thing to have to remark that a playwright is miscast as himself. As a passionate admirer of Padua Playwrights founder Murray Mednick's past plays, I was thrilled by the opportunity to see the man himself onstage, playing a character so clearly autobiographical, a reflective, gnome-like ...

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    WEST OF BROOKLYN

    The 68 Cent Crew and its million dollars worth of talent lit up the sky like Roman candles with its Fourth of July weekend opening of this play written and produced by Ronnie Marmo, with Marmo in its autobiographical leading role of Sebastiano—Sebi for short. Marmo reveals in program ...

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    Stage Spot

    Having starred as doomed heroines in two acclaimed musicals by composer Steve Flaherty and lyricist Lynn Ahrens, Darlesia Cearcy knows whereof she speaks. "What makes their music so special," she said, "is that everything they write is from the heart. And they tell a complete story through their songs. There ...

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    From My Hometown

    Presented by Amas Musical Theatre in association with Ben Blake and Lee Summers, casting by Mark Simon, at the Kirk Theatre, 410 W. 42 St., NYC, June 18-July 12.

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    Che

    With dark, sunken eyes and a perpetually open mouth, Benicio Del Toro has the look of a tired soul that has been scourged by life. There is a reason he so often plays a drug addict, and it's no wonder he was so great a choice as the sidekick ...