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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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    Maude Maggart: Good Girl/Bad Girl

    Maude Maggart calls this year's Oak Room drop-byGood Girl/Bad Girl. In terms of her repertoire, it implies she'll alternate between ingénue and soubrette incarnations. She's adept at both.

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    Thérèse Raquin

    The work, having its New York premiere, again shows composer Tobias Picker's skill at using powerful orchestral writing to underscore situations that lead to adultery, murder, guilt, and repentance.

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    Vice Versa

    This exercise in absurdism at the Under the Radar festival is over-the-top and wholly diverting.

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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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    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.