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    Standing Up: Bathroom Talk & Other Stuff We Learn From Dad

    Playwright-performer Tracey Conyer Lee skillfully ricochets from standup comedy to kitchen-sink drama in this solo show.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Em O'Loughlin Was a Big Fatty Boombah!

    Recounting her life story through the prism of her struggle with weight, talented Aussie comedian Emily O'Loughlin weaves a delightful though somewhat shallow tale.

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    Mine

    The glaring flaw in "Mine" is that it's almost entirely static. The three players emerge at the end just as they were in that first scene, perhaps a little worse for wear.