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Three True Tales

Stranger Than Fiction, a triple bill by American playwright Norman Beim (best known for his comedies Success and Pygmalion and Galatea), includes three one- acts “based on fact” (October 12–27; $18; call 212-868-4444 for tickets and details).

  1. 1. A Love Story

    A World War I–era drama about the long-distance relationship between a Polish girl and a middle-aged storekeeper in Prague.

  2. 2. A Queen’s Revenge

    A lover’s quarrel goes awry in this play about an older gay man who seeks retribution after his partner deserts him.

  3. 3. The Deserter

    The story of Private Eddie Slovik, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion during World War II.


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