Thursday, July 31, 2008 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Go West, Young Man By: Brian Scott Lipton

John Lloyd Young returns to the stage in the Hollywood Bowl's concert version of Les Miserables.

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The standing ovation is a filthy American habit by Michael Billington

Where once British audiences were content to applaud, they now increasingly rise to their feet. Why?

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Don't recognize the name Ira Weitzman? If you're at all interested in the American musical theatre, you should.

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In the WASP's nest By Rob Kendt

A.R. Gurney returns to well-trod territory with his new comedy, Buffalo Gal.

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Welcome Wagon!
Preview by Adam Feldman

Galapagos has now relocated to Dumbo-to survive, after all, one must adapt-and its inaugural show, Earl Dax's Welcome Wagon!, looks to be a lulu.

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STARRING on Broadway is working for Aubrey O'Day.

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Compiled by JULIE BLOOM

A new production of Lerner and Loewe's "Brigadoon," which was scheduled to play in Boston this fall before a Broadway opening, has been postponed.

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Some Americans Abroad
Review by Adam Feldman

There is perhaps some irony to the fact that Nelson's play-which purports to depict American shallowness, opportunism and petty betrayal-is itself a thin piece of work, written on commission…

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The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks
Review by Adam Feldman

The show is essentially Li'l Little Shop of Horrors, with sullied hosiery subbing in for too, too solid flesh. One looks forward to future efforts in this line: May I suggest Sweeney Toddler?

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Review by David Cote

Glazer can craft a two-person scene deftly and he's brave to offer a stomach-turning plot, but unless the characters are colorful to begin with, no amount of staining will help.

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Twelve Ophelias
Review by Helen Shaw

Even the hardest apple brandy can't disguise the way the space wrecks the play. Voices ricochet and vanish, and the young actors can't focus in the vastness.

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Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh
Review by Aaron Riccio

No flesh is bared-etiquette reigns supreme-but hearts, those colorful, lively things, certainly are.

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What to Do When You Hate All Your Friends
Review by Amanda Coooper

Friendships, we all know, can be awkward; social lives can be nonexistent. Playwright Larry Kunofsky satirizes these sad truths with deft skill.

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