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    Traces/Fades

    Lenora Champagne cramsTraces/fadeswith enough material to fill two or three plays.

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    Aldridge & Lena

    We can't get a whole life story told in 45 minutes, but, asAldridgeproves, you can achieve its essence.

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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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    All That Fall

    It's Samuel Beckett's 100th birthday this year and, for all Sam's fans, here's an opportunity to view a rarely produced work.

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    Garrison Keillor: Man in Tux & Red Shoes with Piano

    When Garrison Keillor picked up the cordless microphone to begin his first Feinstein's at Loews Regency number, the fool contraption was off. He tried the mike on a second mike stand. Nothing.

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    The Scene

    Plays are like road trips. Sometimes they start full of optimism, and the ride is smooth and uneventful. Sometimes they start full of optimism and then the brakes fail.

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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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    Ensemble Studio Theatre Marathon 2010, Series A

    "Where the Children Are," the final work in Series A of Ensemble Studio Theatre's 2010 marathon of one-act plays, delivers emotional clout and makes up for the lackluster quartet that precedes it. 

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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.