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2006 Stories by John Beer

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  • Delirious New York

    published December 26, 2006

    Christopher Durang's ingenious portrait of urban angst doubles, 19 years after its debut, as an archaeological document. He doesn't name the store... More >>

  • Gray Skies Ahead

    published December 12, 2006

    As a backdrop to this Actors Company Theatre foray into full-fledged production (the company previously presented the play as a concert reading),... More >>

  • Existential Void

    published December 5, 2006

    Gus Kaikkonen and Phoenix Theatre Ensemble have mounted a scrupulous production of Anouilh's version of Antigone. A verbose and curiously... More >>

  • Money Talks

    published November 28, 2006

    Classic French farce is all about sex; classic American farce revolves around money. Peccadillo Theater Company's high-octane production of... More >>

  • Married to Moliére

    published November 21, 2006

    Moliére's obsessive Arnolphe may not be as icily contemptuous as Nabokov's Humbert Humbert, but he shares the latter's self-blindness and... More >>

  • Scar Power

    published November 14, 2006

    The ravages of war don't end when the troops come home, much as we'd like to believe otherwise. High-profile cases like Timothy McVeigh or the... More >>

  • Hat Trick

    published November 7, 2006

    Novelist and first-time playwright Suzanne Glass has discovered an arresting metaphor: Her milliner Wolfgang Georg (Michel Gill) dwells in a... More >>

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