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Culture, The Exhibitionist An Interview with the Lord: <i>An Act of God</i> with Sean Hayes Opens Tuesday

An Interview with the Lord: An Act of God with Sean Hayes Opens Tuesday

God has a respectable 2.3 million followers on Twitter, and follows only one person: Justin Bieber. Or He did, anyway, before He left Twitter last month. (@TheTweetOfGod's final message to humankind, on Feb. 13? "Justice.") But don't worry, the Almighty…
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Camino Real. Tennessee Williams' 1953 stream-of-consciousness fantasia set in a timeless no man's land is difficult to stage. The largely plotless drama revolving around broken dreams and futile attempts to escape the confines of a dead-end, vaguely Latin American seaport…
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Based on a Totally True Story. Halfway through New Conservatory Theatre's production about a young writer trying to navigate the temptation and disappointment of Hollywood, the protagonist exclaims, "I refuse to be a cliché!" Too bad he's stuck in such…
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Culture, Stage <i>Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge</i> ably spoofs <i>A Christmas Carol</i>

Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge ably spoofs A Christmas Carol

What makes a work of art timeless? We tend to confer classic status upon art that somehow manages to transcend its own era and speak to every age. Picasso created Guernica to invoke the mayhem and bloodshed of the Spanish…
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This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Wednesday, January 5, 2005 "Get your geek on," urges the Web site promoting Ultimate Film Fanatic, the Independent Film Channel game show, and that motto should give you some idea of what to expect from the "Ultimate Film Fanatic Challenge."…
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Beyond Therapy

Tucked away in a little pocket of SOMA is a tiny theater with cinema-style seating. The site currently hosts a small company called One Heart Productions, showing Christopher Durang's Beyond Therapy. This ridiculously absurd comedy is about coupling, copulation,…
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Betty's Summer Vacation

Unless your idea of a great summer vacation is a trip to the Jerry Springer Show to yell "Jer-ry! Jer-ry! Jer-ry!," you may want to skip Christopher Durang's 1999 farce about the American public's obsession with raunchy TV. Betty (Rachel…
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Stage Capsules

Presto Pronto and Cat's Paw The most intriguing part of this year's Absurdist Series at the Exit is the number of new absurdist plays being commissioned or otherwise encouraged. Four tiny ones by Ken Prestininzi make up Presto Pronto, and…
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