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    Hillary Agonistes

    The laughs never come, and when the script wanders into pure soap moments -- such as Hillary intoning, "I won't be taken down; they won't do to me what they did to Bill" -- the production seems to be taking itself awfully seriously.

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    The Bully Pulpit

    A first-rate monodrama, elegantly written and piquantly performed by Michael O. Smith,The Bully Pulpitpresents a splendid theatrical portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.

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    Away With Words

    Reviewed by Phyllis Goldman

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    COMFORTABLY NUMB and THE GEMINI PROJECT

    If there is a theme that unites Jenelle Riley's two one-act plays, it's that women are strong and manipulative, and men are vulnerable and weak. The opener is The Gemini Project. It is the strongest and shortest of the two plays and has a smashing performance by Bari ...

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    Music from a Sparkling Planet

    Presented by the Drama Department at the Greenwich House Theatre, 27 Barrow St., NYC, June 20-Aug. 12.

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    CRAZY FOR YOU

    These are perilous times. Is this bouncy, euphoric, escapist musical appropriate for such a time? In his customary opening-night pre-curtain spree, South Bay Cities Civic Light Opera impresario/CEO James Blackman announced a decision, taken shortly after the day that lives in infamy, that it is appropriate, and that, of ...

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    BLEAK HOUSE

    Gene Franklin Smith has taken on the rather ambitious task of adapting yet another Charles Dickens tome for the stage and, in large part, he succeeds. This particular bit of Victorian soap opera involves not only the usual kindly benefactor and pathetic individual but also an entire handful of orphans ...

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    BACK FROM BROADWAY... A MUSICAL EXPERIENCE

    The title conjures up images of a certain Streisand CD, but this beguiling new cabaret revue is actually a smooth-as-silk excuse to showcase two rising stars in the musical theatre firmament. In the face of such prodigious talents, excuses are unnecessary. On the night reviewed, simplicity ruled from the moment ...

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    King Lear

    Reviewed by Leonard Jacobs

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    TRAIN OF THOUGHT

    In desperate pursuit of some nebulous self, Claudie (playwright/actress Jane Edith Wilson)—broke in pocketbook if not in spirit—stops her world to board a train to take her away from her unsatisfying past and maybe toward a more defining future. Before disappearing into her psychological hinterlands, she catches ...