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    On Second Avenue

    How appropriate that the Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre takes on the history of Yiddish theatre in its current show.

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    Altar Boyz

    Musicals don't get breezier than "Altar Boyz," a faux rock concert performed by an N'Sync-style Christian boy band.

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    Souvenir

    This is a charmingly good play about bad singing.

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    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    The second part of the phrase "musical comedy" has reasserted itself on Broadway. Serious tuners are taking a back seat to self-referencing gigglefests.

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    The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

    "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" is an adorable and winning small musical popping up Off-Broadway.

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    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    This big-money, effects-heavy English import musical is a mind-altering spin down the often small-scale highway of children's theatre.

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    Ashley Montana Goes Ashore In The Caicos or: What Am I Doing Here?

    If you're familiar with Roger Rosenblatt, you will recognize the drollery inherent in these skits.

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    India Awaiting

    Although seen with increasing frequency, plays focusing on the experiences of Southeast Asians remain relatively scarce.

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    Fiddler on the Roof

    Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrim Fathers are all very well, but in this multiethnic country, we need all kinds of myths to celebrate who we are and how we got here.

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    Doubt

    At a time when "faith" is all the rage comes a play called "Doubt," which suggests that faith can be a matter of seeking God's will rather than always being sure of having already found it.