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Peter Pan The Musical at Children’s Theatre Company

April 26, 2015
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Peter Pan The Musical at Children’s Theatre Company

Brimming with playful charm, Peter Pan the Musical bounds onto the Children’s Theater stage, emphasizing the lighthearted excitement of the story’s well-known adventures while also offering up some nifty new tricks. The story is a mainstay for the company, having been told five times previously, but this production is the first to tell the...
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Hapgood, produced by Six Elements Theatre at Nimbus Theater

April 24, 2015
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Hapgood, produced by Six Elements Theatre at Nimbus Theater

A man faces the audience, standing at a sink downstage center. He unhurriedly applies shaving cream, shaves, and ignores a considerable amount of coming and going behind him in...
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For The Loyal by Illusion Theater

April 24, 2015
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For The Loyal by Illusion Theater

The Illusion Theater’s stated mission is “to create theater that illuminates the illusions, myths and realities of our times and to catalyze personal and social change.” It makes sense,...
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The Reagan Years, The Workhaus Collective performing at The Playwrights Center

April 19, 2015
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The Reagan Years, The Workhaus Collective performing at The Playwrights Center

Do you, like me, remember the 1980s as a heady combination of amnestic hedonism and unapologetic avarice and acquisitiveness? If so, I bet you’ll enjoy Dominic Orlando‘s zippily paced...
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Pussy Valley at Mixed Blood Theatre

April 17, 2015
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Pussy Valley at Mixed Blood Theatre

Katori Hall, to her credit, does not, in Pussy Valley (Mixed Blood Theatre, though May 10) have an agenda. No authorial condescension is in evidence. As a straight forward...
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Mr. Burns, a post-electric play at the Guthrie Theater

April 4, 2015
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Mr. Burns, a post-electric play at the Guthrie Theater

We live in apocalyptic times: permanent droughts in Australia and California (the state from which Mr. Burns, a post-electric play playwright Anne Washburn hails). Ocean acidification, disappearing icecaps, Bangladesh...
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And The World Goes ‘Round at the Jungle Theater

April 3, 2015
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And The World Goes ‘Round at the Jungle Theater

Miss Latté Da’s exquisite production of Cabaret last year? You can atone, by betaking yourself down to the jewel box Jungle and taking in the sophisticated and entertaining revue...
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The Illusionists at the Ordway

March 25, 2015
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The Illusionists at the Ordway

David: Bringing seven of the world’s foremost modern conjurers to the same stage, the touring production of The Illusionists (at the Ordway) is impressive. Undeniably, each of these skilled showmen...
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Death Tax at Pillsbury House Theatre

March 8, 2015
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Death Tax at Pillsbury House Theatre

Death Tax, by Lucas please-buy-a-vowel Hnath (Pillsbury House Theatre, through April 4) is an entertaining play about a super-serious subject: death. Do subjects get seriouser? Bed-ridden nursing home resident...
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Into The Woods by Theater Latté Da, performing at the Ritz Theater

March 7, 2015
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Into The Woods by Theater Latté Da, performing at the Ritz Theater

Chelsea: From the moment we walked into The Ritz Theater (345 13th Ave NE) for Theater Latté Da‘s production of the great Stephen Sondheim‘s rich and multi-layered Into The Woods, it...
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