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    Dance of Death

    Presented by the Shubert Organization, Roger Berlind, USA Ostar Theatricals, and Chase Mishkin at the Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44 St., NYC, Oct. 11-Jan. 13.

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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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    THE WAVERLY GALLERY

    Kenneth Lonergan is resigned. Life is cruel, people are petty, change is virtually impossible. Despite this pessimistic view, his plays reveal a clear affinity for the bonds of friendship and family, a belief that doing the right thing is the right thing to do even if it ultimately doesn't ...

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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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    J. Edgar

    Ambitious, controversial, speculative, engaging, and sometimes frustrating, Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar" is a worthy, if at times uneven, attempt to encapsulate the life of the man who ruled the FBI for nearly 50 years.

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    The Beverly Hills Psychiatrist

    More a skit than a play, the American premiere of this play by Cornelius Schnauber, translated by John Howard and Anne Adams, is exactly what you hoped for, given the play's title.

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    WHO'S HOT, WHO'S NOT

    Largely subtle and slyly understated, the humor in this Sherwood Kiraly play holds an effortless charm. With its gentle quips and satire kept at a constant simmer, you could say this work exhibits a quiet sort of comedy. Of course, Harry Poe—the play's egotistically dictatorial antagonist, who runs ...

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    Mephisto

    Presented by the Theater of Necessity and Reverie Productions at Present Company, 198 Stanton St., NYC, June 9-July 1.

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    OONA: SPONTANEOUS THEATRE

    Were the press kit made available to everyone, you, too, could behold the image of the actress who has chosen in her headshot to flip off the viewer. While one can certainly appreciate the we-don't-follow-the-rules-we-make-them attitude, the sad truth is that when you're indulging in a self-styled "completely ...

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    MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM

    Presented by the Classical Theatre of Harlem at Harlem School of the Arts, 141st St. and St. Nicholas Avenue, NYC, Oct. 4-Nov. 3.