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    Some Men

    Perhaps because most of the characters come across as symbols of history rather than flesh-and-blood men with individual passions and motives, Terrence McNally'sSome Menis strangely unmoving.

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    Room Service

    The Peccadillo Theater Company has built its sterling reputation on rescuing forgotten classics of the American theatre.

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    Sin

    This play based on Isaac Bashevis Singer's "The Unseen" is a spooky adult fable, yet despite strong performances and vivid design, it drags as much as it provokes.

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    Gin & "It"

    Director Reid Farrington's latest video-theater piece is as entertaining and enchanting as a murder mystery of Hitchcockian standards.

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    End of the Road

    Maybe it's not so surprising that the Young@Heart Chorus' "End of the Road" could make you laugh or cry. But it can also make a full crowd dance.

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    Through the Night

    An original yet recognizable community in contemporary Harlem comes blazingly alive in this one-person but multicharacter show by writer-performer Daniel Beaty.

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    The Kid

    Musicalizing sex columnist Dan Savage's 1999 book about adopting a child with his boyfriend might seem an unpromising idea, but the New Group's "The Kid" quickly persuades otherwise.

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    Ensemble Studio Theatre Marathon 2010, Series A

    "Where the Children Are," the final work in Series A of Ensemble Studio Theatre's 2010 marathon of one-act plays, delivers emotional clout and makes up for the lackluster quartet that precedes it. 

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    Prophecy

    Karen Malpede crams in every major international crisis of the past 70 years in this political melodrama. Fortunately, Kathleen Chalfant illuminates the convoluted plot.

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    The Bully Pulpit

    A first-rate monodrama, elegantly written and piquantly performed by Michael O. Smith,The Bully Pulpitpresents a splendid theatrical portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.