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  • Ebb's Tide

    ''I thought they made spectacle of themselves, frankly. I thought it was dumb. '' Fred Ebb -- one half of the famed Broadway musical team...

  • Singular Senstion

    Tunesmith: Smith as Kleban Chances are you've never heard of Ed Kleban. But after seeing A Class Act, chances are extraordinarily good that you'll never...

  • Cho Time

    She's the one that we want: Cho. Margaret Cho can't be stopped. At 34 years old, she's spent half a life hopping from stage to...

  • Time Warp

    Elliott Green needs his morning coffee breaks. Ritualistic, (''Sip, bite, read...something about Madonna '') they're all he likes about his job as an admin assistant...

  • Family Ties

    Skillful direction and an able cast help elevate The F Word to a status it might not otherwise deserve Full disclosure: the day I attended...

  • Gay for Play

    In 1948, eighteen-year-old Minnesota farmboys Gil and Ray are engaged in a passionate, secret love affair. But their relationship is exposed, and they face tough...

  • Wilde Kingdom

    The young Synetic Theater over-tinkers with a biblical tale of depraved passion   Salomé Femme fatale: Irina Tsikurishvili (Photo by Stan Barouh) The buzz on Synetic...

  • Not to Bee

    The preciousness quotient runs pretty high throughout a metaphor-laden tale of an invisible gay man  Odd couple: Lee and Jackson Photo: Edu. Bernadino The fanciful...

  • Third Time Around

    Rick Hammerly ''And the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical goes to...Rick Hammerly.'' If those words are spoken from the podium at...

  • Spooky Sondheim

    At Signature, a ravishingly sad and dark world where past and present collide, and regret hangs thick in the air Time travelers: Gartshore, Olivera, MacLaughlin...

  • Questions We'd Never Ask a Real Lady

    This Saturday, April 12, the sensational Varla Jean Merman will present her latest show, I've Got the Music in Me, at the Carnegie Institute, 1530...

  • Reality Bites

    You can confront a troubling world, or make jubilant musical escapes from it -- all are fine options. He's the Man: Goodwin Playwright Edward Albee's...

  • Nifty History

    A Revolutionary musical shines at Ford's -- a much better bet than WSC's disjointed Henry V Freedom fighters: GrahamRowat, Huddleston and ClealePhoto by Stan Barouh...

  • Career Move

    The logic goes something like this: Gay men love theatre, and gay men love porn, so if you take gay-porn stars and put them on...

  • Nothing to Fear

    Jim Grimsley's purported ''thriller'' doesn't -- you'll do better going for laughs while Busch's Tale is still in town Domestic disturbance:Glover and Gordon Photo: Trumpet...

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