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    The Best of the Week Ahead—Oct. 25–31

    The New York Television Festival, LACMA’s 2012 Art + Film Gala, Brian Stokes Mitchell’s album of Broadway classics, the ballet documentary “First Position” on DVD, and Halloween are what we’re looking forward to this week.

  • Reviews

    John Jiler’s Touching Memoir ‘Ripe’ Is Consistently Engaging

    Though playwright-performer John Jiler deals provocatively with the subject of death in his one-man play “Ripe,” at Theater for the New City, the show is vibrant with life.

  • Reviews

    Bird in the Hand

    Using flamingos in a Miami park to symbolize society’s malaise, Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas’ “Bird in the Hand,” from Fulcrum Theater, though idea heavy, is a witty, often moving show.

  • News

    Dream Up Festival Features New Works

    Dream Up is a festival dedicated exclusively to new works of a nontraditional bent. It eschews the well-made play, and hopes for pieces focused more on ideas, and that use “roads less traveled or undiscovered” to communicate those ideas.