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    TEN TINY LOVE STORIES

    In this series of monologues, 10 characters take centerstage to recount experiences of love, relationships, and sex. From the death of a husband to an affair with a puppeteer, every encounter has had some influence in each woman's life. Some stories are several minutes long, others end almost as ...

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    THE GHOSTMAN

    The impression an outsider gets of the Mormon Church is of a peaceful world in which community, God, and family rather pleasantly cohere into an association that combines love, piety, and support. But what happens when terror and madness enter the mix? Playwright Wendy Hammond's psychological drama explores the ...

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    A Quick Sketch

    One of the most woefully overlooked areas of theatre in L.A. is the sketch and improv comedy scene. Back Stage West's lack of coverage has nothing to do with our feeling for the medium—when done right, improv can attain levels of bliss unmatched by scripted fare.

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    Our Lady of 121st Street

    The LAByrinth Theater Company production presented by John Gould Rubin, Ira Pittelman, Robyn Goodman, Ruth Hendel, Daryl Roth, casting by Bernard Telsey Casting, at the Union Square Theatre, 100 E. 17 St., NYC. Opened March 6 for an open run.

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    How To Get Your Play Reviewed

    Send us a press release with all the pertinent information two weeks before opening, and check—only once—to make sure we have received the information and that it will be placed in consideration on our review list.

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    A New Crew

    The unveiling of the latest Paul Mullin play is an occasion in itself, and here it marks the beginning of another fortuitous venture: The Smaller Project, a new theatre production company spearheaded by actor William Salyers, a longtime friend of Mullin's who has originated roles in several of Mullin ...

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    Tai-Gu Tales: The Life of Mandala

    Presented by Taipei Cultural Center in association with The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave., NYC, Feb. 5-9.

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    Signals of Distress

    Presented by The Flying Machine at Soho Repertory Theatre, 46 Walker St., NYC, Nov. 12-Dec. 14.

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    Stage Spot

    Some actors wait years to play Hamlet, others to play Camille. For Zoe Benston it's been Désirée in Ferdinand Bruckner's Pains of Youth. She was given a copy of the script seven years ago and fell in love with the play and the character. And it is a ...

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    BETTY Rules

    Presented by Niclas Nagler in association with Mandy Greenfield and Mad Empire Theatricals at Zipper Theatre, 336 W. 37 St., NYC. Opened Oct. 15 for an open run.