Off-Off-Broadway Review

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    Bail Out: The Musical

    Written and performed by enterprising members of the Wreckio Ensemble, this satiric musical, which begins so promisingly, unhappily loses its way as it meanders toward a shopworn finale.

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    Notes on the Land of Earthquake and Fire

    A talented writer goes amiss in Hollywood.

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    Damon and Debra

    Playwright Judy Chicurel makes her theatrical debut with "Damon and Debra." What the writer lacks in sophistication, she makes up for with a sympathetic touch for her characters.

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    For the Love of Christ!

    Unfortunately for writer-composer Ben Knox, his largely unclever low-camp musical "For the Love of Christ!" is neither intelligent enough to be satirical nor ballsy enough to be subversive.

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    The Cambria

    "The Cambria" was the name of the ship that in 1845 took the great African American Frederick Douglass from Boston to Ireland.

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    The Cure

    "The Cure" attempts to address the profound issues of death and immortality. The aim is admirable but it ultimately doesn't meet its goal of taking them seriously.

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    Lorenzo

    An uneven tuner attempts to combine musical theatre with opera.

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    23 Coins

    This musical manages to insult its audience, logic, and good writing in just two hours.

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    The Wood

    In an interview, playwright Dan Klores notes that his maiden effort, last season's "Little Doc," was "a disaster" and "a great learning experience." I'd say the learning curve was not a sharp one.

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    Lenny's Dead

    Actor and first-time playwright Alex Giacin's clichéd tale offers no new insights into the emotional cost of war.