Off-Off-Broadway Review

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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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    Red Fly/Blue Bottle

    Red Fly/Blue Bottle is a dark radio-era wonderland where everyday objects such as pins, teacups, and springs taking on epic proportions.

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    Marathon 2009: Series A

    Looking back on the "good old days" can be comforting in these trying times. But in this quintet of promising though never completely satisfying plays, even the golden age of Eisenhower and JFK are tinged with darkness.

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    Epona's Labyrinth

    Multimedia should never be used to paper over a weak script, but that's just what happens in Ivana Catanese and Kameron Steel's new drama.

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    The Return of Peter Grimm

    The Bishop of Broadway's passion, sentiment, and humor blaze anew in this canny vest-pocket production.

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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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    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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    On the Eighth Day...

    This one-hour play opens with an old joke and goes nowhere fast.

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    Montgomery Park, or Opulence

    Karinne Keithley's immersive but daunting archival experiment uses multimedia to explore an asylum's curious history but is far too impenetrable.