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    Nothing but the Truth

    Presented by Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, 150 W. 65 St., NYC, Dec. 8-Jan. 18.

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    APPLAUSE

    As the lights go down and music director Gerald Sternbach leads the onstage band in an exhilarating rendition of an old-fashioned overture, buoyed by Philip J. Lang's rousing orchestrations, we're suddenly whisked back to a different era. Once upon a time, Broadway musicals were routinely preceded by thrilling ...

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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 ...

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    Rodney's Wife

    Presented by and at Playwrights Horizons, 416 W. 42 St., NYC, Dec. 1-19. Casting by James Calleri, C.S.A., Alaine Alldaffer, Cindy Tolan.

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    JULIE'S BLUES

    Director/adaptor Richard Evans thought it would be interesting to transplant August Strindberg's naturalistic tragedy, Miss Julie, to a Mardi Gras celebration during the late 19th century. Certainly the racial inequalities of 1890s New Orleans provide a parallel to the conflicted mistress/servant relationship between Strindberg's original "man-hating ...

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    Invisible Child

    Presented by Horizon Theatrical Productions as part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival at the WorkShop Theater, 312 W. 36th St., NYC, July 20–Aug. 5.

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    Sammy Skunk's Hollywood Holiday

    I am not one to show up at children¿s theatre, as a rule. I find the character development weak and the plot points forced. However, I was fortunate enough to be able to cajole a 4-year-old of my acquaintance to leave her game of Pretty Pretty Princess for an ...

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    Critic's Picks

    • Bark!, presented by Bark Productions at the Coast Playhouse, 8325 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Through May 29. $35. (800) 595-4849.

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    RESOLUTION

    at the Matrix Theatre

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    FUNNY, YOU DON'T LOOK LIKE A GRANDMOTHER

    Granny gets the glory here at Santa Monica Playhouse, which simultaneously celebrates grandma and its 37th year. They don't look their ages. This ingratiating little revue is adapted from the book of the same name by Lois Wyse, prolific author, editor, marketing expert/ad exec who created that immortal ...