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8/17
Aquarium

An overwrought plot sinks this waterlogged drama.

8/18
Bridezilla Strikes Back!

The bridal industry meets reality TV in this mildly amusing monologue.

8/16
Byzantium

If Constantinople was the Vegas of Byzantium, then this musical has a natural affinity for the mega-flop Showgirls.

8/19
Confessions of a Dope Dealer

Drugs are bad (except when they're good) and sometimes theater can get you high.

8/17
Dark Deceptions

Flimflam maestro Todd Robbins ushers his audience into contact with the other side.

8/15
The Day the World Went Queer

Today, legalized gay marrriage. Tomorrow, the world! (Or at least the Elks Lodge.)

8/24
The Elements of Style

A copy editor finds happiness in this original send-up of life among the Conde Nasties.

8/24
The Eisteddfod

A compelling drama of psychosexual manipulation brilliantly acted by a pair of talented Australians.

8/23
Fleet Week: The Musical

An exceptional cast can't keep this aspiring Urinetown from missing the boat.

8/22
The Friar and the Nurse

This Elizabethan update finds an untold love story in Romeo and Juliet.

8/18
Half Life

A former teacher returns from prison to find his family disintegrating in this powerful, expertly acted drama.

8/18
Hercules in High Suburbia

A bubble-gum musical turns Greek tragedy into a TV-ready mix of gore and greed.

8/24
Go-Go Kitty, GO!

A McGreevey-style political scandal gets a Russ Meyer spin in this giddy mock-sixties spoof.

8/16
It's Phuc Tap!
"Phuc tap" means "complicated" in Vietnamese, but Eileen Fogarty’s autobiographical show tends to oversimplify.

8/17
Jesus in Montana

One man's hilarious journey from Mississippi to a messianic cult and back, told with a little help from PowerPoint.

8/25
Little House on the Parody

The works of Laura Ingalls Wilder get seriously worked over in this wild and tuneful lampoon.

8/22
Magician

A dark comedy tries to pull a rabid rabbit out of a very small hat. It bites.

8/22
The Miss Education of Jenna Bush
School starts in less than 24 hours for the wild First Child. Now if you'll excuse her, she has an outfit to pick out.

.8/15
The Philomel Project

A viciously seductive and visually stunning retelling of one of Ovid's darkest tales.

8/16
RatFace

When it comes to teenage suicide, nobody likes a quitter.

8/16
The Salacious Uncle Baldrick

Whenever the titular relation makes an entrance, colorful antics ensue.

8/23
Seduction
And you thought New York's gay scene was incestuous.  .

8/19
Shakedown Street
An ambitious period gangster musical inspired by the tunes of the Grateful Dead.

8/22
Silence!The Musical
This hot-ticket musical isn't the first camp parody of a cheesy movie gone moldy. But so far, it's the best.

8/18
Sitchaassdown
21 snapshots of the black experience from a strong character actor.

8/15
Soiree Dada
You may not like this absurd revue but Tristan Tzara probably wouldn’t have it any other way.

8/15
SUV: The Musical
Supersized car culture gets a takedown, crash test dummies and all, in this song-and-dance joyride.

8/23
Thick
Life's no box of chocolates for the slow-witted lead in this sharp family drama.

8/19
Trash
Direct from Missouri: Three hillbillies face love, death, and a whole lotta used car parts.

8/25
Uncle Sam's Satiric Spectacular
Vaudeville goes to Washington. Laughs gets lost on the way.