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    Henry V

    Watching the magnetic energy and smart staging brought to this rendering of Shakespeare's buoyant history is like being courtside at a great basketball game—and there's great language to boot.

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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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    The Sublet Experiment

    The Sublet Experimenttakes place in a different New York City apartment each week.

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    The Man Himself

    A quiet, unassuming man sits in a folding chair center stage inThe Man Himself.

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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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    Being Harold Pinter

    One has to admire the Belarus Free Theatre for its dedication and courage, but its offstage story of getting to the United States is more gripping than its Harold Pinter program.

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    Loose Screws

    Andrea Wolff shows some stage presence and vocal prowess in this bawdy one-woman show, but whether it works for you may depend on your tolerance for penis jokes.

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    Here at Home

    This experimental piece is a full-blown digital barrage, using projections and sound to bring the horrors of war to the home front.

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    Knickerbocker

    A play consisting of nothing but two-person conversations in the same restaurant booth could be static, but this is a moving and funny rumination on fatherhood.

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    Manic Flight Reaction

    Can a play be emotionally powerful, darkly cynical, and ridiculously absurd? Sarah Schulman thinks so.