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    Party Time

    Though brief -- running under 60 minutes --Party Timepacks more of an emotional and intellectual punch than many plays running two or three times as long.

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    Shinbone Alley (In Concert)

    The 1957 Broadway musicalShinbone Alleystarred Eddie Bracken and Eartha Kitt and ran just 49 performances.

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    A Sextet of Dysfunction

    Robot vs. Dinosaur is one of those youthfully ambitious theatre companies that dreams of revitalizing the supposedly stale New York theatre scene.

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    Black Watch

    Movement, music, journalism, and drama combine for a unique theatrical experience in the National Theatre of Scotland's production ofBlack Watch.

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    Aristocrats

    Stories about once-wealthy families and the homes and land they can no longer support are ubiquitous on New York's stages these days.

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    The Unusual Suspects

    Unapologetic silliness — much of it quite funny — runs rampant through the musical whodunitThe Unusual Suspects.

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    The Bully Pulpit

    A first-rate monodrama, elegantly written and piquantly performed by Michael O. Smith,The Bully Pulpitpresents a splendid theatrical portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.

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    Avenue X

    This production, set in the doo-wop world of Gravesend, Brooklyn, in 1963, is technically superb and, ironically, ultimately soulless.

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    My First Time

    As cyber technology seeps deeper into our existence, theatre, like every other aspect of daily life, is gradually becoming more fragmentary, like the bytes and bits that make up our superfast, limited-attention-span world.

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    The Fall and Rise of the Rising Fallen

    Spinal Tap wasn't a real band, but it was made up of people playing music, thus, uh, making it a band.