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It's The Little Things 

Wednesday, Mar 31 2010
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Trifles is a great old play about why men are stupid. Or else it applies generally to the way powerful people overlook the obvious concerns of the less powerful — and the sad, severe consequences. Hey, we just made playwright Susan Glaspell into a 9/11 predictor! At "Three Stories," Trifles is one of the one-act comedies staged by the 16th Street Players; Anton Chekhov's The Marriage Proposal and The Apollo of Bellac by Jean Giraudoux are the others. Who knew Chekhov — normally the king of people standing around awkwardly not discussing the horrible pain in their hearts — even wrote a comedy? Obviously, the person with a theater arts degree who chose this interesting, intelligent trio of short plays.
April 9-18, 8 p.m., 2010

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