Off-Off-Broadway Review

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    A Short Wake

    At the wake of their much-hated father, two estranged Irish-American brothers dissect the past and struggle toward an understanding. 

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    Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

    The delightful, off-the-wall "A Scotsman in Thailand," performed by Baby Wants Candy, a Chicago-originated improv ensemble, was one night only.

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    ¬°Americanize!

    '¡Americanize!', the four one-acts presented by Living Image Arts Theater Company, might make a lot more sense if the opener, Robert Askins'  'Anger and the Doughnut', was lopped off.

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    The Three Times She Knocked

    A.D. Penedo's intelligent and tightly written dramedy about lust and betrayal grabs from the first, an amusing cat-and-mouse game in the guise of budding romance under Christopher Windom's intense direction.

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    Under the Cross

    Even with an uneven production, this Yiddish play from the 1920s has the earmarks of a classic.

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    Vinnie Vidivici

    Theater doesn't get more basic than "Vinnie Vidivici": It's just one writer-director-performer sitting at a drum set and storytelling.

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    P.O.

    The downsizing of the workforce is one of the timeliest subjects around, but it's only given a light dusting over in "P.O.," Scott Klavan's two-hander about a pair of average-Joe postal workers.

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    The River Crosses Rivers: Series A

    While created by women playwrights of color, what's alluring about these plays isn't an obsession with ethnicity.

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    Be the Dog

    This awkward whimsy fails to shed new light on the canine experience. Interspersed with mild human drama, it goes nowhere on parallel tracks.

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    NY Review: 'Man Saved by Condiments!'

    Theatre Arlo's "Man Saved by Condiments!" in Frigid New York marks the NYC playwriting debut of Mary Jo Pehl of "Mystery Science Theater 3000."