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    Stage Spot

    It's tough standing up to Bernarda Alba. It may be even tougher standing up to Chita Rivera onstage at the Mark Taper Forum. Camille Saviola does both formidably, playing the servant Poncia in The House of Bernarda Alba.

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    The Boys from Syracuse

    Presented by Roundabout Theatre Company at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42 St., NYC, Aug. 18-Oct. 20.

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    ALL OVER

    Presented by Roundabout Theatre Company and McCarter Theatre Center at the Gramercy Theatre, 127 E. 23 St., NYC, June 27–Sept. 1.

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    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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    Kilt

    Presented by The Directors Company in association with Chase Mishkin, Leonard Soloway, and Martin Massman at The Directors Company, 311 W. 43 St., 3rd fl., NYC, April 10-May 4.

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    STAR TREK, INDIANA

    Playwright Ben Livingston's sweet but insubstantial one-person show is about the actor/writer's return from Hollywood to his small Indiana town, where he's welcomed as a returning hero, thanks to his having appeared in a minor role as an alien lord on an episode of Star Trek ...

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    JAUNT

    In Lucy Vargas' world premiere script, a young woman has been strangled by her husband and lingers at the gates of heaven, asked to relinquish all resentment before she can pass through. In flashbacks we see her life and her struggles—a universal voyage of self-discovery. And with this production ...

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    Little Eyolf

    Presented by and at the Century Center for the Performing Arts in the Ballroom Theatre, 111 E. 15 St., NYC, Feb. 10-23.

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    A TASTE OF HONEY

    Is it possible that A Taste of Honey has been absent from the L.A. stage for nearly 25 years? This timeless classic, written in 1957 by 18-year-old Shelagh Delaney, continues to stun audiences with its uncompromisingly gritty study of desperation and loneliness.

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    JENIFER LEWIS, NOW WHAT?

    At some other moment Jenifer Lewis' one-woman "seriocomic" musical—raucous, reverent, and confessional by turns—might feel a little erratic. But today's audiences are familiar with erratic behavior. During the past four-and-a-half months, they, like Lewis, may have cried hysterically, faced fear and anger, held their families closer, gained ...