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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.

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    DANCING AT LUGHNASA

    After seeing actors from the Abbey Theatre perform Brian Friel's eloquently written and constructed play in London nine years ago, I went apprehensively to this Knightsbridge production. I did not want my deep affection for the play to be diminished. Instead, my feelings for the play are enhanced. This ...

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    THE SUM OF US

    It's no surprise that this playful Aussie comedy ultimately wound up in the annals of sitcom history in the land Down Under. Certainly the unusual premise and offbeat characters found in David Stevens' script are enough make it a hit in that TV genre: Harry, a rather liberal-minded widower ...

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    A Connecticut Yankee in Concert

    Reviewed by David A. Rosenberg

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    PERCHANCE TO DREAM

    In dreams there are no laws. Or are there? The concept of this occasionally amusing and paranoid one-act is simply this: An actor is put on trial for a murder he committed remorselessly in his dreams. Equal parts Hamlet and Kafka, Jean-Claude Grumberg's play (in a surprisingly clunky translation ...

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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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    TRELAWNY OF THE "WELLS"

    Sir Arthur Wing Pinero was a playwright underestimated by a number of critics and colleagues during his lifetime. From the recent A Noise Within production, it seems he's still being underestimated today.

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    The Prince and the Pauper

    Presented by Carolyn Rossi Copeland and Marian Lerman Jacobs and Leftfield Productions at the Lamb's Theatre, 130 W. 44 St., NYC. Opened June 16 for an open run.

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    ORDER MY STEPS

    Midway through its Faith-Based Theater Cycle, which began in 2001, Cornerstone Theater Company is still not settling for easy answers. That, of course, would be insulting when tackling an issue as complex and dire as AIDS in the African-American community and the effect this disease has had on communities of ...

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    Bitterroot

    Presented by and at La MaMa e.t.c., 74A E. Fourth St., NYC, June 7-24.