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    TORN

    This oddly bleak moral drama, whose book is credited to playwrights Ramen Cromwell and Blake Goddard, can't be faulted for lack of ambition. Director David Lee's production ingeniously strives to create a heightened sense of reality through what is, essentially, an ingenious and imaginative new form of theatre ...

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    JIMMY CHRIST

    It sounds like a neat outrageous idea: a play about Jesus Christ's "less cool younger brother." The reality is a mistake even one of the older brother's miracles couldn't correct. In a television-oriented mush of bad old jokes played like outtakes from Leave It to Beaver, playwright ...

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    Family Fare

    On August 17, 1973, in a small theatre just off Melrose, actor James Gammon and several warrior-artists pledged their talent to a new enterprise, the Met Theatre Foundation. The theatre opened with William Inge's Bus Stop, directed by Gammon and produced by Nancy Gammon.

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    Our Town

    Presented by Transport Group at The Connelly Theatre, 220 E. Fourth St., NYC, Feb. 16-March 3.

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    GYPSY

    Presented by Robert Fox, Ron Kastner, Roger Marino, Michael Watt, Harvey Weinstein, WWLC, casting by Jim Carnahan, at the Sam S. Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44 St., NYC. Opened May 1 for an open run.

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    Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story

    Presented by Jim Kierstead as part of The Fourth Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex, 312 W. 36 St., NYC, July 16-Aug. 3.

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    H.M.S. Pinafore

    Presented by the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players at City Center, 131 W. 55 St., NYC, Jan. 16-18.

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    THE UNDERPANTS

    Sex and fame figure largely in Carl Sternheim's 1910 play Die Hose, adapted in the new millennium by Steve Martin. The production is light, poignant, and amply armed with Martin's sense of humor. But the story behind whatever prompted Martin to spend his time adapting the work of ...

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    Mom, Dad, I'm Living With a White Girl

    Presented by Pan Asian Repertory Theatre at the West End Theatre, 263 W. 86 St., NYC, Oct. 13-Nov. 7.

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    LATE NITE CATECHISM 2— THE SEQUEL

    Second time around and still going strong, actor, writer, and set designer Maripat Donovan suits up in her nun's habit and goes forth to try to make everyone just a little bit better and bring them closer to heaven. Late Nite Catechism 2—The Sequel, under the direction of ...