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    Sweeney Todd

    To celebrate its 40-year anniversary, East West Players revisits one of its most successful past productions. In 1994 the company presented a breathtaking small-stage production that brought multiple awards and national recognition.

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    Fork

    Diana's head is a scary place to visit. Intertwined like rapid-firing synapses are memories and fantasies resulting from a horrid tale of domestic violence.

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    The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler

    Presented by Janice Crystal, Larry Magid, Face Productions, and Broadway LA at the Wilshire Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Tues.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 3 & 8 p.m. (Dark Jan. 30-Feb. 5.) Jan. 12-Feb. 18. (213) 365-3500 or (714) 740-7878.

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    Frazzled

    Presented by Storybook Theatre at Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, L. A. Sat. 1 p.m. Oct. 22-Mar. 1. (818) 761-2203.

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    Christmas Story

    Presented by and at the Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Nov. 10-Dec. 18. (800) 838-3006.

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    The Memorandum

    Presented by Vox Humana at the Pico Playhouse, 10508 W. Pico Blvd., Century City. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. (Dark Sun. 7 p.m. Nov. 20.) Oct. 29-Nov. 20. (323) 769-5794.

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    Shrinks

    "Shrinks," presented by Kevan Jenson for Visualize This in association with Hudson Theatricals at the Hudson Backstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. Oct. 15-Nov. 20. $15-20. (323) 960-1055.

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    Man Kind (and Unkind)

    "Man Kind (and Unkind)," presented by Interact Theatre Company at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Sep. 23-Oct. 16. $15; 50 for four-play series. (818) 765-8732.

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    Po Boy Tango

    Kenneth Lin's flawed but potentially worthwhile play has three things going for it in its present state: the transcendent performances of Esther Scott, Dennis Dun, and Jeanne Sakata.

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    Crimes of the Heart

    In an intimate theatre, with the cast nearly in your seats, the acting has to be very good, and in this case it is.