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    The Threepenny Opera

    Alan Cumming needs to find a new role, and the rest of the company is an equally mixed bag.

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    The Infliction of Cruelty

    The older children of the famous composer Franklin Pascal know a terrible secret about their father that they stumbled on as teenagers.

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    How to Fold a Shirt

    There are a few funny lines in Anthony Gelsomino's new absurdist play, but his direction successfully kills most of them.

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    Oh What War

    Conceiver-director Mallory Catlett has cited as the inspiration for writer Jason Craig'sOh What WarJoan Littlewood's 1963 musical revueOh!What a Lovely War.

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    Candida

    Michael Halberstam has given George Bernard Shaw's early comedy a very polished revival that is elegant and amusing.

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    Armed and Naked in America: Week B

    Naked Angels has hit upon a political forum that actually generates some friction with its latest Issues Project, the two-week Armed and Naked in America.

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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.

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    Here at Home

    This experimental piece is a full-blown digital barrage, using projections and sound to bring the horrors of war to the home front.

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    Knickerbocker

    A play consisting of nothing but two-person conversations in the same restaurant booth could be static, but this is a moving and funny rumination on fatherhood.