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    Thérèse Raquin

    The work, having its New York premiere, again shows composer Tobias Picker's skill at using powerful orchestral writing to underscore situations that lead to adultery, murder, guilt, and repentance.

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    De Novo

    Literalism trumps naturalism in this heartfelt but ultimately wearisome docudrama about a troubled Guatemalan teenager who enters the U.S. illegally.

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    The Turn of the Screw

    The advent of electricity burned off the dark corners, the shadowy objects, and the possibility of murky mysteries.

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    The Seven

    Much of what Will Power's hip-hop adaptation wants to tell us is extremely important and admirably socially conscious, but we've heard it all before.

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    Mixed Tape 2007

    The concept forMixed Tape 2007is interesting. One playwright writes a short play, then a second scribe takes one character from this scene and writes her own short play.

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    Bridge & Tunnel

    Every detail of the Broadway production, crisply directed by Taccone, is expertly handled.

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    Darkling

    The best that can be said aboutDarklingis that it makes one want to read the 2001 Pushcart Prize-nominated book.

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    No Child...

    WhileNo Child...is certainly an indictment of the New York public education system, never was an indictment so entertaining.

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    Krankenhaus Blues

    Offbeat observations and lively dialogue, aided by solid performances, bring the characters to life even though the script never ignites any real dramatic fire.

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    Picking Up the Baby

    This elegant, lean production sparkles with sensitive writing, vivid acting, intermittently engaging musical segments, and an appealing shape.