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    The Milliner

    The post-Holocaust literature keeps rolling along, the theme an endless source of inspiration and repetition.

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    FIDDLER sub-terrain

    Reviewed by Eric Grode

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    TWO NOBLE KINSMEN

    Near the conclusion of director Darko Tresnjak's very whimsical and much revised version of this seldom-performed collaboration between Shakespeare and John Fletcher, an anachronistic guillotine is poised to lop off the head of one of the kinsmen. Tresnjak has fairly decapitated the play itself, as well, chopping out, mostly ...

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    SPLIT

    Michael Weller wrote the two one-acts comprising this exploration of divorce and its aftermath two years apart, and, although both acts revolve around the same couple, they couldn't be less alike in tone and style. Abroad, written first, is the sunnier of the two, as well as the least ...

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    Love in the Age of Narcissism

    Presented by and at the Directors Company, casting by Stephanie Klapper, 311 W. 43 St., NYC, Oct. 31-Nov. 16.

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    ANGELA CARTER'S THE BLOODY CHAMBER

    When this play begins, the door of the cavernous warehouse we are sitting in crashes to the ground violently—metal smashes into concrete, and we are left in pitch black. A thunderous noise rises up, sounding like hundreds of unseen hands beating against the walls of the space. It is ...

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    From the Top

    Presented by and at The WorkShop Theater Company, 312 W. 36 St., NYC, Feb. 3-23.

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    ROMANCE

    We're awful. We're cruel and self-centered and filled with personal hatreds and ludicrous solutions for world crises. But show us a little romance, and we get all squooshy. In the hands of David Mamet, the preposterousness of it all is wickedly yet endearingly hilarious. The truths of Romance ...

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    SIMCHA

    at the Reuben Cordova

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    IN A DARK ROOM

    Playwright/director William A. Davis' wrenching drama charts the legacy of child abuse left to a pair of siblings, now adults, who try to put their tortured pasts behind them—with a sad lack of success. Jessica (Laura A. Rice) and Alex (Heath Silvercloud) are sister and brother hobbling along ...