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    "Tape," Stephen Belber's insightful meditation on

    "Tape," Stephen Belber's insightful meditation on memory and guilt among three young adults, has received a welcome resurgence since spawning a starry independent film last year. Belber has modified the play somewhat since then, and the result is more ambitious but less concise than before.

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    Iphigeneia at Aulis

    Presented by and at The Pearl Theatre Company, 80 St. Mark's Place, NYC, Nov. 8-Dec. 16.

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    THE PRICE

    It's hard to resist the pull of the timeless individuals in Arthur Miller's enduring 1968 work, The Price. Like other classic Miller characters, their power to mesmerize is born of an indelible familiarity. With their melancholy pasts and bitter resentments revealed layer by layer—with heartbreaking but simple ...

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    AFRAID TO LOOK DOWN

    Life-as-theatre provides a very large stage, and, because of its universality, an empathetic audience. Cullen Douglas takes control of one excruciating year of his life by sharing it in a painfully honest one-person show. He takes us from his wife's first labor pains through the first year of the ...

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    Say Your Prayers, Mug!

    Gangster flicks of the 1930s have been parodied so frequently that the spoofs are now more familiar than the originals.

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    THE GREEN BIRD

    Kabuki and commedia dell'arté. Vulgar burlesque and delicate beauty. Shakespeare and the Bible. Motown and The Wizard of Oz. Dot-coms and ATM cards. They're all sampled, and they all but trample Carlo Gozzi's 1765 fairy tale about twins on a journey to discover and claim their royal ...

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    The Dispute

    As Pierre Marivaux'sThe Disputebegins, a prince (Alfredo Narciso) and the woman he loves (Jennifer Ikeda) ponder whether a man or a woman was responsible for the world's first infidelity.

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    Fanboys

    The film takes place in 1998, zeroing in on a very specific moment in pop culture:Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menacehas yet to be released.

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    In the Heart of America

    How many ways are there to say "war is hell"? Naomi Wallace, by taking on the last few conflagrations, comes up with a plethora of suggestions.

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