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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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    This Isn't Paradise

    Richard Hymes-Esposito's "This Isn't Paradise" seems more impressive as an act of revenge than as a play.

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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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    Song for a Future Generation

    For a prime example of the sci-fi spectacle dance-party play genre, look to the Management and Horse Trade Theater Group's production of Joe Tracz's "Song for a Future Generation."

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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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    Golem

    More like a ballet than a play or a traditional puppet theater presentation, this uneven choreography-driven show features a hodgepodge cast of people and puppets.

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    NY Review: 'Bad Kid'

    "Bad Kid," David Crabb's one-man show at Axis Theater about his goth-gay Texas adolescence, is vivid and amusing storytelling.

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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.

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    For Artists Only

    Nellie Tinder's girls just want to have fun in this high-style narrative but often find the complex travails of adulthood instead.

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    Behind the Bullseye

    A zany ritual occurs on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, where dazed Target shoppers and employees grovel at the altar of commerce and behold with awe the sacraments of shopping.