Off-Off-Broadway Review

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    Orange, Hat & Grace

    Gregory S. Moss' carefully crafted new play is, like its hard-hearted heroine, a little too lacking in warmth.

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    Inadmissible

    A spoof of the shady side of college admissions, D.B. Gilles' new play offers moments of fun that unfortunately often stretch into periods of tedium.

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    Chasing Heaven

    In the wake of Stephen Sondheim's letter to The New York Times questioning the rewrites being done to "Porgy and Bess," playwright-director Leah Maddie has a tiger by the tail.

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    From Russia with Angst

    Five members of the WorkShop Theater Company have adapted five Chekhov short stories into one-act plays in "From Russia With Angst." Unfortunately, the short length of each hampers the subtlety and nuance for which Chekhov is renowned.

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    Em O'Loughlin Was a Big Fatty Boombah!

    Recounting her life story through the prism of her struggle with weight, talented Aussie comedian Emily O'Loughlin weaves a delightful though somewhat shallow tale.

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    Mine

    The glaring flaw in "Mine" is that it's almost entirely static. The three players emerge at the end just as they were in that first scene, perhaps a little worse for wear.

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    My AIDS

    This personable young man from Buffalo can hold a stage, forging an easy rapport with his audience. But bravery and charm aren't enough to turn a familiar and rather naive story into riveting theater.

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    Just Cause

    Zack Russell's commentary on the fate of Generation Y amidst omnipresent technology adequately makes its point, but his argument seems somewhat redundant and at times unfathomable.

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    Bong Bong Bong Against the Walls, Ting Ting Ting in Our Heads

    This well-designed puppet musical about mentally disabled children means well, but it doesn't always pull the right strings.

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    Union Squared

    This deeply unfunny play is a muddled mess from beginning to end, thanks to a trite script and sloppy direction.