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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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    Say Your Prayers, Mug!

    Gangster flicks of the 1930s have been parodied so frequently that the spoofs are now more familiar than the originals.

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    The Dispute

    As Pierre Marivaux'sThe Disputebegins, a prince (Alfredo Narciso) and the woman he loves (Jennifer Ikeda) ponder whether a man or a woman was responsible for the world's first infidelity.

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    Soul Samurai

    Even if, unlike me, you don't have a fondness for petite women brandishing large weapons,Soul Samuraioffers plenty of charm and entertainment.

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    The 39 Steps

    As Broadway becomes more reliant on huge spectacle, this inventive adaptation of a classic film demonstrates that two planks and a passion for fun beat a soulless multimillion-dollar blockbuster any day.

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    RiddleLikeLove (with a side of ketchup)

    RiddleLikeLove, Julie Fitzpatrick's one-woman memoir-cabaret-tribute-eulogy is ostensibly all about Fitzpatrick's late friend Elizabeth, who was deaf.

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    Manic Flight Reaction

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

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    Lifeboat

    It's only at the end of this play that we get a vivid sense of time and place that the show lacks.

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    3 Sisters

    In addition to a daunting three-hour running time in a teeny-tiny theatre, the pace of this particular production lapses with annoying frequency.