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    cul-de-sac

    Three suburban couples search for happiness in the three short episodes that make up John Cariani's bleakcul-de-sac.

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    Kismet (In Concert)

    Robert Wright and George Forrest'sKismetought to have been perfect for the Encores! series -- the reality, though, was less than luscious.

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    Broken Journey

    Broken Journeyexplores the theme: What is truth and can we ever really know it?

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    Territories

    Intelligently acted but frustratingly opaque, the two short plays that make up Steven Dykes' "Territories" explore political and sexual issues with an unfortunate lack of specificity.

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    Running

    Arlene Hutton has written some good plays, but “Running,” a two-hander about a late-night reunion between two 50-something ex-flatmates, is a yawn.

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    Silver Stars

    Based on the experiences of Irish gay men who came of age in the mid–20th century, the musically challenged show is lugubriously sincere, preciously artless, and a blinding bore.

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    Krapp, 39

    Actor-writer Michael Laurence is toying with quite a few sophisticated ideas in his solo performance pieceKrapp, 39. The problem is that he tries to tackle too many of them.

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    The 5th Annual Broadway Unplugged

    Scott Siegel's Broadway Unplugged series is proving to be one of the most important annual events for anyone interested in how musicals are offered to the public.

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    Saturn Returns

    while the work is somewhat slight and overly tricky, it does display solid characterization and a moving situation. The short play comes across as too much like a writing exercise.

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    Some Americans Abroad

    Idealism and practicality clash inSome Americans Abroad, Richard Nelson's incisive 1989 comedy centering on a group of Yankee academics on a London theatre trip.