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    ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Hasn’t Been Rethought in Theatrical Terms

    Under director Sean Mathias’ eye playwright Richard Greenberg has adapted Truman Capote’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” for Broadway with remarkable fidelity—and that’s the problem.

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    'Save Me' Is a Rewarding Experience

    Stefanie Zadravec takes a clear-eyed look at stark elemental matters in “Save Me,” a straightforward examination of a splintered family facing a sudden crisis, at the Barrow Group.

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    Our Lady

    Author-director-actor James Fluhr’s “Our Lady,” a Fringe show about countering homophobic bigotry, is as stunning a piece of performance art as you’re ever likely to encounter.

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    Dreamgirls

    Dion Millington provides a fresh take on Effie White, but director-choreographer Keith Lee Grant can’t do the same for Harlem Repertory Theatre’s production of “Dreamgirls.”

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    'Buyer & Cellar' Is Inventive, Witty, and Pretty Wonderful

    In Jonathan Tolins’ witty “Buyer & Cellar,” at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, an impish Michael Urie plays a struggling actor who gets an unusual job working for Barbra Streisand.

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    'The Last Seder' Is a Sketchy Meal Well-Served

    In Jennifer Maisel’s “The Last Seder,” an overly familiar premise, the dysfunctional-family holiday reunion, is bolstered by a uniformly excellent cast of 11 led by Greg Mullavey.

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    'Hate' Is a Symphony of Bigotry

    In Mexican playwright Luis Enrique Gutiérrez Ortiz Monasterio’s “I Hate Fucking Mexicans,” at the Flea Theater, the piling on of political incorrectness becomes almost poetic.

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    The 2nd Annual Brown and Out Theater Festival

    In an admirable effort to help reduce the stigma of being different, Casa 0101’s 2nd Annual Brown and Out Festival features 11 original short plays celebrating L.A.’s Latino LGBTQ population, but with mixed results.

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    'Nora' Incisevly Reinvigorates 'A Doll's House'

    Jeanette Driver’s breakout turn brings emotional force to the L.A. debut of “Nora,” Ingmar Bergman’s searing reduction of Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House,” at Pacific Resident Theatre.

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    Euripides’ Helen

    Playwrights’ Arena gives the rarely performed “Euripides’ Helen” the Hollywood treatment, with Rachel Sorsa and Maxwell Caulfield as a Spartan Nick and Nora, at the Getty Villa.