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    WAITING FOR LEFTY

    "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss," is more than just a line from a Who song. One only has to compare the labor themes proffered in Clifford Odets' stirring 1935 script with the battles being waged by unions today to see that little has changed over the ...

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    Open Window

    "Open Window," presented by Deaf West Theatre in association with and at Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena. Tue.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 5 & 9 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. (Also Wed. 10:30 a.m. Nov. 2; 2 p.m. Nov. 9.) Oct. 21-Nov. 20. $37-53. (626) 356-7529.

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    Candida

    Michael Halberstam has given George Bernard Shaw's early comedy a very polished revival that is elegant and amusing.

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    LOOT

    at A Noise Within

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    MILEAGE

    Sometimes the opportunity for change appears unexpectedly, regardless of whether we want it to; other times, clear, decisive steps must be taken. Such is the overarching theme of these four short one-acts, each approximately 15 to 20 minutes long and penned by Matthew I. Swaye. Three of the four were ...

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    BLITHE SPIRIT

    If we are indeed on a war footing, as we've been told, then the timing for this production of Noël Coward's farce is beyond perfect. First produced in Manchester during the Blitz in 1941, the playwright/composer/man-about-town's longest-running comedy still retains its "talent to amuse." Director ...

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    THE BATTLE: ABC

    at City Garage

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    99': ORANGE STAR DINNER SHOW

    at the Evidence Room

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    REVIEWS THEATRE DANCE

    The blazing heat of the Present Company's uncooled Theatorium made Paul Scott Goodman's "Him & Her" a challenge to observe. What a shame: Goodman's musical two-hander, while imperfect, was one Fringe show crying out for maximum audience comfort, because Goodman, who appeared in the piece's first half ...

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    The Crucible

    Presented by David Richenthal, Manocherian/Leve/Boyett, Max Cooper, Allan S. Gordon, Roy Furman, Us Productions, Elan V. McAllister, Adam Epstein, Margo Lion in association with Dede Harris/Mort Swinsky, Clear Channel Entertainment, Old Ivy Productions, Jujamcyn Theaters, Jeffrey Ash, Berinstein/Selig, Golden/Skipper, Gene Korf, Robert Cole and by ...