Off-Off-Broadway Review

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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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    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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    De Novo

    Literalism trumps naturalism in this heartfelt but ultimately wearisome docudrama about a troubled Guatemalan teenager who enters the U.S. illegally.

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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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    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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    On the Eighth Day...

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

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    A Night at the Tombs

    In her solo show "A Night at the Tombs," the beguiling Bianca Leigh tells us what it was like to be young, gifted, and transgendered in 1980s Manhattan.

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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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    The Assistant

    The cast works hard to add character dimension in this too-straightforward telling of Bernard Malamud's story.