Off-Off-Broadway Review

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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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    Lorenzo

    An uneven tuner attempts to combine musical theatre with opera.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.