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"Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight"


Peter Ackerman's Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight is something you shouldn't commit to paper at any time. It begins with one straight couple thrashing about in bed and ends with two more -- one straight, one gay -- similarly thrashing about.

In between, there is a good deal of thrashing about, mostly concerning whether lover A is or isn't homosexual; whether lover B, an uneducated but decent hit man, can find happiness with a promiscuous art student; and whether lover C, a much older man, can get it up again after an interruptus with his young male therapist boyfriend.

Under John Rando's expert direction, Erin Dilly is adorable, Nicholas Kepros delightful, and Jeffrey Donovan droll. The others are expendable, and Clea Lewis I wouldn't want to see either past or before midnight.


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