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On A Stool At The End Of The Bar
Intriguing Subject, Poor Execution

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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I’m afraid here’s no way to write about this play without revealing its raison d’être. Lights come up on the low end, blue collar, 1980s

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Asymmetric: A Morality Tale Wrapped in a Spy Thriller

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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If you love Homeland, then you will love Asymmetric. In this play, we are plunked down in the midst of a fast-paced drama about four

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Barb Jungr- Hard Rain: The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen – Trenchant

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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“ I find these songs…very joy bringing because they make me feel we’re all still awake.” Barb Jungr Evangelist Barb Jungr is back with a

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Lift -Tragedy Unmasks

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Things are seldom what they seem/Skim milk masquerades as cream… Gilbert and Sullivan from H.M.S. Pinafore Tina Pardon (Maame Yaa Boafo) dishes with her friend

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Uncanny Valley* – What Is It To Be Human?

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
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Literary science fiction and film have spent decades exploring the parameters of what it is to be human. As computers and robotics grow more sophisticated,

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Ndebele Funeral: A Transcendent Tour de Force

Friday, September 19th, 2014
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When a play opens with such a tidal wave of energy as Zoey Martinson’s Ndebele Funeral, the question is where will it go or, more

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Sherman Howard as Bauer

Bauer- Stunning Theater on All Counts

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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The studio is draped with drop cloths, covered in thirteen years of dust. Rudolf Bauer (Sherman Howard), elegant in late middle age, steels himself. We

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Seán Doyle, Maeve O’Mahony, Claire O’Reilly, and Ronan Carey

Boys And Girls – Riffs On Sex

Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Two boys and two girls from generation X are clubbing in contemporary Dublin, looking in no uncertain terms to get laid. None have names, none

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