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    LOLPERA

    A new litter of singing and dancing felines hits the stage in Ellen Warkentine and Andrew Pedroza’s hysterical but uneven Fringe opera based on the Internet’s Lolcats photos.

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    Hanafuda Denki : A Tale of Fantastic Traditional Playing Cards

    A mixture of ghost stories andWeimarcabaret, “Hanafuda Denki,”Tokyo’s Ryuzanji Company’s adaptation of “The Threepenny Opera,” is sometimes inexplicable but always delightful.

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    'Ladyhouse Blues' Doesn't Sing as It Should

    Kevin O’Morrison’s 1979 drama “Ladyhouse Blues,” about a working-class woman holding her four daughters close after World War I, gets an uneven production from Andak Stage Company.

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    Promising 'Sixty Miles to Silver Lake' Can't Quite Get There

    Time twists, and the difficult relationship between an estranged father and son twists along with it in Dan LeFranc’s “Sixty Miles to Silver Lake,” from IAMA Theatre Company.

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    Windy ‘Neva’ Finds Few Chuckles in Chekhov

    “Neva,” at the Public Theater, attempts to satirize the work and life of Anton Chekhov, but writer-director Guillermo Calderón’s dark, moody concept isn’t appropriate to the task.

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    ‘Corpus Christi’ Talks Back Onstage and a New Doc

    Terrence McNally’s much-boycotted play has been touring the country for years—and is still as divisive as it was when it premiered 16 years ago, according to documentary “Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption.”

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    'Checkers' Brings Back the Nixons

    Douglas McGrath’s “Checkers,” at Vineyard Theatre, starring Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe as Richard and Pat Nixon under Terry Kinney’s direction, is entertaining but reductive.

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    Would

    David Marx’s drama “Would,” a Fringe Festival show, digs deeply into the psychology of self-forgiveness in its examination of a young man who was imprisoned for life at age 14.

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    'Chaplin' to Hit the Road for U.S. and World Tours

    The new Broadway musical "Chaplin" will go on a U.S. national tour in the fall of 2014 with an international world tour to follow.

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    'Happy Face Sad Face' Comes Up Blank

    R.J. Colleary’s “Happy Face Sad Face,” at the Elephant Lillian Theatre, never gets past its underlying gimmick of telling one story two ways: as a comedy and as a drama.