Off-Off-Broadway Review

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    Prophecy

    Karen Malpede crams in every major international crisis of the past 70 years in this political melodrama. Fortunately, Kathleen Chalfant illuminates the convoluted plot.

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    The Boxer

    Unless you need further proof that silence usually isn't golden in live theater, better to rerun a favorite silent movie whose artistry transcends its mechanics.

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    Greendale, G.P.

    This day-in-the-life drama about doctors in small-town Ohio isn't compelling enough but does offer some good performances and observant writing.

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    Pound

    Ezra Pound, the influential American poet accused of treason during World War II but never tried, finally gets his chance for a jury verdict in "Pound," written and directed by William Roetzheim.

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    Darling

    The most memorable moments in "Darling," the new dance-theatre piece by choreographer Sam Kim, are the many entrances and exits of its four dancers.

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    Never Norman Rockwell

    Kyle Baxter's new genial coming-out comedy finally proves to be too kindhearted for its own good.

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    The Beátitudes

    Melanie Cortier's bland balletic choreography of "The Beátitudes," a 35-minute dance play about the Beat movement, bears no resemblance whatsoever to Beat sensibilities.

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    Open Heart

    For the most part, Joe Salvatore's "verbatim interview play" about open relationships among gay men is engrossing and illuminating.

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    Being Harold Pinter

    One has to admire the Belarus Free Theatre for its dedication and courage, but its offstage story of getting to the United States is more gripping than its Harold Pinter program.

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    Loose Screws

    Andrea Wolff shows some stage presence and vocal prowess in this bawdy one-woman show, but whether it works for you may depend on your tolerance for penis jokes.