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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.

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    Jolene

    Long delayed by distribution conflicts, director Dan Ireland's ("Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont") engaging and well-acted road drama "Jolene" finally hits the screen. And for fans of indie cinema, it was well worth the wait.

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    Harps and Angels

    "Harps and Angels," conceived by Jack Viertel and directed by Jerry Zaks, is the latest attempt to find a simpatico fit between Randy Newman's witty philosophical musings and the creative vernacular of stage musicals.

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    Burlesque

    A game cast led by Cher and Christina Aguilera; nifty production designs; sharp, flashy choreography; and good songs make this tuner a surprising guilty pleasure.

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    Wishful Drinking

    "If my life wasn't funny, it would just be true," Carrie Fisher reveals in her feature-length special "Wishful Drinking," airing Dec. 12 on HBO.

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    The Company Men

    Downsizing is hot—at least in the movies. Following last year's contender "Up in the Air," which dealt with the corporate job implosion, comes "The Company Men."

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    Rabbit Hole

    Screenwriter David Lindsay-Abaire's celluloid version of his play "Rabbit Hole," brilliantly directed by John Cameron Mitchell, offers a surprisingly fresh take on the writer's compelling drama, punctuated with wry humor.

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    Love & Sex in the Earth's Spin Cycle

    One of the keys to successful dating, explains writer-performer Lambeth Sterling, is to look for "the less fucked."