Off-Off-Broadway Review

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    This Isn't Paradise

    Richard Hymes-Esposito's "This Isn't Paradise" seems more impressive as an act of revenge than as a play.

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    The Assistant

    The cast works hard to add character dimension in this too-straightforward telling of Bernard Malamud's story.

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    Greenwood

    Tor Hyams' and Adam LeBow's musical about a reunion at a musical theater camp plays by the rules and does everything competently, but without excitement or individuality.

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    A Night at the Tombs

    In her solo show "A Night at the Tombs," the beguiling Bianca Leigh tells us what it was like to be young, gifted, and transgendered in 1980s Manhattan.

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    Menny and Mila

    Menny writes for a sleazy tabloid. Mila is a Russian computer whiz. He sponsors her coming to the U.S. for six months, with no romantic strings attached. Will they end up a couple?

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    The Satin Slipper or the Worst Is Not the Surest

    Director Peter Dobbins might have done himself and his ensemble of more than a dozen actors a favor by not cutting the work down to a maddeningly hard-to-follow three hours.

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    Vice Versa

    This exercise in absurdism at the Under the Radar festival is over-the-top and wholly diverting.

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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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    Passing Ceremonies

    Playwright Steve Willis has gotten some of the harder things right in his promising new play "Passing Ceremonies," including sharp characterization and coherent supernatural rules.

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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.