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    Romeo and Juliet

    Presented by Theatreworks/USA by special arrangement with The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation at The Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher St., NYC, June 13-July 18.

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    ACME AND THE CITY

    The weakest link in sketch comedy is usually in the writing, and Acme Comedy Theatre's latest offering has lots of weak links. While there are a couple of nice performances in this show, most of the material seems strained and flat. Joanna Daniels, Jeff Lewis, and Jamie Kaler are ...

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    FREDERICK OF PRUSSIA/GEORGEW'S DREAM OF SLEEP

    Frederick II of Prussia, who ruled Germany for 46 years, whose military genius was revered by Bismarck, Kaiser Wilhelm, and Hitler, is a fine starting point for this incendiary patchwork quilt of ideas, information, and dramatic outrageousness. While playwright Charles Duncombe Jr. takes some side trips through history and theme ...

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    Hamlet

    Presented by and at Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, NYC, May 30-June 2.

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    France Moves New York: A Festival of Contemporary Dance

    Presented by the France Moves New York Festival at various locations across New York City from April 23-May 6.

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    Nocturne

    Presented by and at New York Theatre Workshop (in collaboration with American Repertory Theatre), 79 E. Fourth St., NYC, May 16-June 17.

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    Follies

    Presented by Roundabout Theatre Company at the Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44 St., NYC, April 5-Sept. 30.

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    TO LIVE, LOVE, AND GET LOADED

    I don't know whether it's irony or bait-and-switch, but this show is billing itself as "a comic romp through alcoholism" and has a promotional postcard in adorably bad taste to prove it. It turns out, though, to be neither. As a soapy wallow with some intense product placement ...

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    High Dive

    Presented by the MCC Theater, The Play Company, and Long Wharf Theatre at the MCC Theater, 120 W. 28 St., NYC, Feb. 26-March 25.

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    PRAYING WITH THE ENEMY

    Few historical meetings are so fraught with contradictions and potential comedy as Pope John Paul II's visit with Fidel Castro in 1998. Playwright Luis Santeiro takes this priceless occasion as the backdrop of his satire, which manages to gently poke fun at extremes on both sides of the U ...