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Hard Acts to Follow

Our picks from Ensemble Studio Theatre’s annual Marathon festival of one-act plays by acclaimed playwrights ($18; through June 25; call 212-352-3101 for tickets and details).

  1. 1. Intermission

    The new work by Will Eno—who wrote Thom Pain (based on nothing)—set during an intermission of a play, explores the theme of “incompleteness” and the idea of being caught in the middle of something.

  2. 2. Bone China

    David Mamet’s new drama about the relationship between a man and his therapist, in which the man struggles to come to terms with his daughter’s eating disorder.

  3. 3. The Sissy Letters: Numbers 14, 29, and 47

    Stephen Adly Guirgis’s lighthearted tale of a young man attempting to win back his lost love by sending her a series of impassioned letters. Directed by Adam Rapp.


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