Barbara Flaten

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    November 25, 2004

    Beauty and the Blimp

    The Disney classic is slow on the runway, but when it takes off, it soars

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    September 2, 2004
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    August 26, 2004
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    August 12, 2004
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    August 5, 2004
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    July 29, 2004
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    July 22, 2004

    The Corporate Life for Me!

    The Actors' Playhouse keeps it light and cool around The Water Coolers

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    April 1, 2004

    Fiddler on the Road

    Actors' Playhouse scares up some of the zest and heart that's missing on Broadway

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    December 4, 2003

    Tomorrow Never Dies

    Sugar leavened with enough spice makes tasty holiday fare

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    May 2, 2002

    Shticks and Psalms

    Songs of Paradise mixes vaudeville, the Borscht Belt, and the Bible to hilarious effect

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    March 28, 2002

    Royal Treatment

    The King & I is slightly dated, but ahh, the dance, the color, the song

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    January 3, 2002

    Dead Singers

    This musical doesn't quite capture the depth and complexity of Joyce's celebrated short story

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    November 29, 2001

    These Magic Moments

    A revue that remembers songs written by those Jewish guys for those black guys