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Galileo

Though set in the seventeenth century, Galileo feels unsettlingly relevant, just as Brecht would have wished. It's the story of the pioneering astrono...
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Good Samaritans

Good Samaritans by Richard Maxwell, currently playing at the Abrons Art Center on an uncharted corner in lower Manhattan, is set in a rehab center’s...
Life According to Saki
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Life According to Saki

The Battle of the Somme in World War I is a grim setting for a world populated by imaginary tigers, imperious princes, and reuniting lovers. This is t...
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Drunkle Vanya

Chekhov is bustin’ out all over. Aaron Posner is working on a new Three Sisters after contorting The Seagull into Stupid F**king Bird.  Christopher...
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I, Con

I, Con tells a story dealing with personal turmoil that is both unimaginable and yet all too real at the same time. Written and directed by Holly Payn...
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The Adventures of Minami

The title notwithstanding, Minami can't really have adventures; she's an android with no knowable inner states. But for that matter, Leah Nanako Winkl...
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Salome

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts disgustingly. That seems to be the message behind Richard Strauss's opera Salome, adapted from the widely ...
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God of Vengeance

Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance, written in 1906, opened this week at La MaMa Theater. The play explores one man’s futile attempt to successfully u...