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    The Light in the Piazza

    Amid the historic beauties of Florence, a young American woman named Clara and a young Italian man named Fabrizio fall ardently in love and wish to marry.

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    Third

    Snappy, amusing dialogue and passionate beliefs inform Wendy Wasserstein's play "Third."

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    ...Four One-Legged Men!

    Gary Corbin's "...Four One-Legged Men!" is unusual in both its content and its writer-performer.

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    The High Life (In Concert)

    I swear it's not just because Barbara McCulloh sat on my lap during her song "Come A-Wandering With Me" that I was infatuated with her performance as three different femme fatales in The High Life at the 45th Street Theatre.

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    War in Paramus

    In a program note for her play "War in Paramus," Barbara Dana reveals she came across the manuscript in a pile of boxes left over from a move to a new house.

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    Rebel Without a Cause

    Hoods, nerds, and Eisenhower-era tailfin cars perfect for a climactic drag race are the images we should see.

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    'Tis Pity She's a Whore

    In John Ford's " 'Tis Pity She's a Whore," youthful impetuousness clashes fatally with society's moral precepts, which themselves have been warped by the corruption and arrogance of an older generation.

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    Desert Sunrise

    Combine in equal proportions noble ideals, earnest intentions, fantasy, realism, multicultural performers, and one of the hottest trouble spots in today's world. Volatile ingredients, to be sure.

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    The Great American Trailer Park Musical

    A blue mylar sky sparkles behind a chain-link fence that backs the five trailers in "The Great American Trailer Park Musical," a tuneful, campy, ultimately shallow show.

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    The Blowin of Baile Gall

    In Ronan Noone's "The Blowin of Baile Gall," characters use stories about long-dead relatives who worked as rent collectors during the Irish potato famine as ammunition against one another.