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    Under Fire

     In "Under Fire," writer Barry Harman attempts to look at gray areas in the realms of love, war, and journalism.

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    In Security

    Wanting to do it all—to be a wife and a successful career person, a mother and a free spirit—is one of the defining struggles of the modern American female.

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    The Third Story

    There's a lot going on in Charles Busch'sThe Third Story, a crazy mishmash of movie moments, fairy-tale fantasy, and pseudo-psychological drama.

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    Parlour Song

    Butterworth's funny, poetic writing, Neil Pepe's sensitive direction, and lighting designer Kenneth Posner's defining shadows only flirt with trenchancy.

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    Job

    Through suffering there can be salvation, Polish playwright Karol Wojtyla tells his anguished countrymen inJob, written in 1940, some six months after Germany invaded Poland.

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    Seating Arrangements

    Before it descends into solipsism,Seating Arrangementsis an earnest homage toBabette's Feast, the great Oscar-winning Danish film about a culinary repast with religious, political, and philosophical overtones.

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    Wake Up!

    "I'm not a very good actress," Karen Finley said self-deprecatingly after flubbing lines on opening night of her new show. Not true.

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    Summer Shorts: Series A

    The play's a dud, but does include one great moment: seeing Nicole LaLiberté cut an imposing figure with her long, pale legs and stiletto heels.

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    Rearviewmirror

    In Eric Winick's new playRearviewmirror— the title references a Pearl Jam song, according to the script — three characters sit on stools and talk to us about the intersections of their lives.

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    Prometheus Bound

    Imagine a Christ-like figure -- crucified, blood-smeared, garbed only in a loincloth -- and you have an idea of the powerful vision created by David Oyelowo.