Off-Broadway Review

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    The Temperamentals

    Gay artists are reclaiming their history. Like "Milk," Jon Marans has done something similar for Harry Hay in his bright and affecting new play, "The Temperamentals."

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    On the Levee

    Like the object of its title, Marcus Gardley's "play with music" attempts to contain an ocean of ideas, characters, and plots, but the foundation is too weak, and the audience winds up getting soaked.

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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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    4Play

    Whether employing bowling pins, pingpong balls, hatchets, flaming torches, or tiny fresh eggs, these guys can keep objects flying through the air between them with incredible speed and precision.

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    The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

    Mike Daisey's accidental eulogy for the late Apple CEO fuses personal narrative and journalistic storytelling to create a captivating and relevant evening of theater.

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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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    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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    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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    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.