Off-Off-Broadway Review

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    Greenland

    Nicholas Billon's subtle, unsentimental play is inspired by the recent discovery of an island off the coast of Greenland and imagines the story of the man who discovered it and his family.

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    Donna/Madonna

    John Paul Karliak's breezily insightful take on his two mothers is that rarest of solo autobiographical shows, celebrating what his parents did for him rather than to him.

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    The Table

    A cardboard puppet questions his existence in this screamingly funny and achingly sad Beckettian piece from Britain's Blind Summit Theatre that combines whimsy with pathos.

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    Under Fire

     In "Under Fire," writer Barry Harman attempts to look at gray areas in the realms of love, war, and journalism.

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    Without You

    In "Without You"—based on successful "Rent" actor Anthony Rapp's 2006 memoir— reveals that the late 1990s was also a time of great personal loss.

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    In Security

    Wanting to do it all—to be a wife and a successful career person, a mother and a free spirit—is one of the defining struggles of the modern American female.

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    Invasion!

    Swedish playwright Jonas Hassen Khemiri's witty satire plays with common perceptions of the Arabic male and has theatrical and political ideas bouncing off each other like pinballs.

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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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    Protected

    Have we forgotten what the "Fringe" in Fringe Festival means? Apparently playwright-director Timothy Scott Harris has, because there's nothing fresh, original, or offbeat in his sagging new show "Protected."