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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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    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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    Sides: The Fear Is Real...

    The hilariously pathetic snippets of auditions in "Sides: The Fear Is Real... " bring to comic fulfillment the slogan "respect for acting."

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    One-Man Star Wars Trilogy

    If you haven't seen the first three films of the "Star Wars" series several times each, then Charles Ross' "One-Man Star Wars Trilogy" might not make much sense.

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    Kissing Fidel

    Eduardo Machado can多t make up his mind whether his new play, "Kissing Fidel," is meant to be surrealistic, a black comedy, or a tragedy. So many bizarre events take place that the play ends up as a farce.

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    Agora

    Noémie Lafrance is today's leading choreographer of daringly imaginative site-specific dance events. Her latest venture, however, is a disappointment.

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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.