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    Honest

    DC Moore’s barroom monologue “Honest,” a Fringe show, purports to reanimate the outrage that spawned Occupy Wall Street, but mostly it’s the sour ramblings of an unlikable drunk.

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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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    Vacuum

    Playwright Arlene Hutton is a bit stymied by her foray into futuristic melodrama with “Vacuum,” a Fringe melodrama about whether or not a cancer cure should be suppressed.

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    Richard III

    Jay Whittaker does skilled and showy work as the hunchback king in Shakespeare’s “Richard III,” at the Old Globe, in director Lindsay Posner’s contemporarily set production.

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    Dark Hollow: An Appalachian Woyzeck

    Traditional and original folksongs give gorgeous texture to “Dark Hollow,” a Fringe Festival adaptation by Elizabeth Chaney of Georg Büchner’s classic tragedy “Woyzeck.”

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    From Busk Till Dawn: The Life of an NYC Street Performer

    Tim Intravia’s uneven one-man Fringe Festival show, “From Busk Till Dawn,” is based on his seven years making a living as a street performer inTimes Square.

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    Ticket 2 Eternity

    Matthew Ethan Davis’ Fringe show “Ticket 2 Eternity,” a dreamscape about the joys of servitude, is a lively peek into a would-be waiter’s subconscious but lacks coherency.

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    Phantomwise

    A thoughtful Fringe Festival play by Oren Stevens, “Phantomwise” is exquisitely performed and concerns Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s famous heroine.

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    The Hills Are Alive!

    Frankie Johnson and Eric Thomas Johnson have imagined a hilarious, darkly campy version of what happens after “The Sound of Music” in the Fringe musical “The Hills Are Alive!”

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    An End to Dreaming

    Emma Dean and Jake Diefenbach are talented vocalists and songwriters, but their Fringe show “An End to Dreaming” feels more like a concert than a theater piece.