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    AFRAID TO LOOK DOWN

    Life-as-theatre provides a very large stage, and, because of its universality, an empathetic audience. Cullen Douglas takes control of one excruciating year of his life by sharing it in a painfully honest one-person show. He takes us from his wife's first labor pains through the first year of the ...

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    The Fartiste

    The Fartisteis a gas, and that isn't just hot air.

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    SHOW! by Stewart F. Lane

    Despite an almost overwhelming propensity for bringing his personal experiences into the discussion, Lane, a four-time Tony winner, offers an extremely helpful, nuts-and-bolts guide to theatre producing.

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    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    The second part of the phrase "musical comedy" has reasserted itself on Broadway. Serious tuners are taking a back seat to self-referencing gigglefests.

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    Defiance

    This is the second play in John Patrick Shanley'sDoubttrilogy. LikeDoubt, which focuses on an intolerant and judgmental nun,Defianceconcentrates on a religious figure: a Lutheran Marine chaplain whose arrogance and lack of doubt make him a moral absolutist.

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    The Orestia

    In David Johnston's freewheeling adaptation, the playwright has condensed the famed Greek tragedy of supreme familial dysfunction into a mere two hours.

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    THE WIZARD OF OZ

    at the Carpenter Performing

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    Margaret Preece: Isn't It Romantic?

    Margaret Preece took a night off from her assignment as the Mother Abbess in the current London production ofThe Sound of Musicto sing Richard Rodgers songs.

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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