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    Jump!

    Lisa McGee's black comedy about missed connections, suicide, and two hapless hit men has been transplanted from Belfast to Staten Island.

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    Home

    Two nattily dressed English gentlemen meet in what seems to be a local public park. They are Harry (Larry Keith) and Jack (Simon Jones), and they sit and reminisce.

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    The Turn of the Screw

    The advent of electricity burned off the dark corners, the shadowy objects, and the possibility of murky mysteries.

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    Married to the Sea

    In the theatre, the only thing more reliably dysfunctional than the American family is the Irish family, and Shona McCarthy offers a prime example of the latter in this low-key, lyrical drama.

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    Bridge & Tunnel

    Every detail of the Broadway production, crisply directed by Taccone, is expertly handled.

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    Darkling

    The best that can be said aboutDarklingis that it makes one want to read the 2001 Pushcart Prize-nominated book.

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    No Child...

    WhileNo Child...is certainly an indictment of the New York public education system, never was an indictment so entertaining.

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    Krankenhaus Blues

    Offbeat observations and lively dialogue, aided by solid performances, bring the characters to life even though the script never ignites any real dramatic fire.

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    Picking Up the Baby

    This elegant, lean production sparkles with sensitive writing, vivid acting, intermittently engaging musical segments, and an appealing shape.

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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.