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    Einstein on the Beach

    “Einstein on the Beach,” Robert Wilson, Philip Glass, and Lucinda Childs’ 1976 mystifying avant-garde operatic masterpiece, returns to BAM more polished and effective than ever.

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    Absurd Person Singular

    At South Coast Repertory, director David Emmes gives Alan Ayckbourn’s “Absurd Person Singular” an ideally cast staging, its finger on the pulse of this tragicomic masterwork.

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    Sounding Beckett

    Director Joy Zinoman and musical director William Anderson pair new musical pieces with three Samuel Beckett’s plays in the enlightening “Sounding Beckett,” from Cygnus Ensemble.

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    The Anderson Twins Play the Fabulous Dorseys

    In “The Anderson Twins Play the Fabulous Dorseys,” at 59E59 Theaters, real-life twins Pete and Will Anderson delightfully re-create Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey’s big band music.

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    The Square Root of Wonderful

    Carson McCullers’ “The Square Root of Wonderful” is getting a rare airing from Collaborative Artists Ensemble and Raven Theatre, but too many poor performances mar the production.

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    Murder at the Howard Johnson’s

    Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick’s 1979 Broadway flop “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s” gets a cozy and amiably acted revival. It’s trite and shallow, but the laughs come consistently.

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    Open Up, Hadrian

    “Open Up, Hadrian,” Javierantonio González’s philosophical drama about the Roman emperor staged by Magic Futurebox across 20,000 square feet of a Brooklyn warehouse, is earnest but muddled.

  • News

    LA’s Center Theatre Group Training Teens for the National Stage

    Three Los Angeles-area high schoolers will have the chance to perform on Broadway as part of the August Wilson Monologue Competition.

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    Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Location and Date for Awards

    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced on Friday that its awards ceremony for qualifying year 2012 will take place on Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown L.A.

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    2012 All For One Theater Festival Runs Through Sept. 30

    The second annual All For One Theater Festival offers 10 solo shows, as well as master classes and panels, at the Cherry Lane Theater Sept. 14-30.