GIVE PEACE A CHANCE
When Enlightenment thinker G.E. Lessing wasn't authoring gorgeous treatises on aesthetics or inventing the profession of dramaturgy, he occasionally amused himself with playwriting. It's rare that a theater company takes on this strange 1779 fantasia. Set in 12th-century Jerusalem, it borrows a story from Boccaccio to tell how a merchant named Nathan brokers peace among Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m.; Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m.; Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Starts: Dec. 9. Continues through Jan. 4, 2008
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