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    Dog Day Afternoon

    Given the cramped Theatre Row venue in which it's being performed, one can't but admire how resourcefully this 16-person ensemble dramatizes the events of the famous 1975 film.

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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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    Still Life

    Though much ofStill Lifetraffics in post-Vietnam America -- ambivalence about returning vets, budding feminism, My Lai -- much could be ripped from Friday's headlines.

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    Little Willy

    "I just want to belong," poor little Willy Hitler tells what seems to be a Senate committee, begging for U.S. citizenship and the chance to enlist in the Navy.

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    Poppies

    Expertly staged by Sherri Eden Barber in a style of gritty realism, the work focuses on several young people caught up in a hell of war, illegal arms dealing, drugs, genocide, propaganda, and racism.

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    Griot: He Who Speaks The Sweet Word

    More than mere storytelling,Griot: He Who Speaks the Sweet Wordbrilliantly enlightens and uplifts as it dramatizes the history of Africans in America through the beat, the word, and lots of creativity. Subtitled "a choreopoem," it skillfully weaves music, movement, and text, beginning with "the beat as the transportation system ...

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    Passing Strange

    Passing Strange, which opened Off-Broadway May 14, isn't in the running for a Tony Award, and for the favorites, this is good news.

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    Penetrator

    With his lanky frame, unusual haircut, and facial scruff, Max (Michael Mason) is immediately recognizable as a New York hipster.

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    3 Sisters

    In addition to a daunting three-hour running time in a teeny-tiny theatre, the pace of this particular production lapses with annoying frequency.