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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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    STARLIGHT EXPRESS

    If ever confronted by snobs who insist that British theatre tastes are somehow superior to ours, one need only remind them that Starlight Express was the longest-running musical on London's West End—aside from Andrew Lloyd Webber's other work, Cats. It's hard to fathom how the cradle ...

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    Stage Spot

    Amid the cotton-candy fluff of the Tony-winning 42nd Street revival is an inspired new touch by director Mark Bramble. To the original parade of vintage songs by Harry Warren and Al Dubin, Bramble has added their shimmering torch number, "I Only Have Eyes for You." It lends a welcome touch ...

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    Lovers and Other Stranglers

    Presented by Moving Parts Theater at the Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond St., NYC, June 4-28.

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    LOBBY HERO

    Playwright Kenneth Lonergan's deft weaving of layered characters and gripping incidents makes this play so amusing and exciting that its roots in the ethical thinking of ancient Greek philosophers are scarcely noticeable. Jeff (Nick Cordileone), a night security guard in the lobby of a Manhattan apartment building, might seem ...