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Top Ten Stage Productions of 2015

Top Ten Stage Productions of 2015

1. "The World is Round" (Acme Corporation/Annex Theater) Director Lola B. Pierson zeroed in on the grown-up anomie lurking just below the surface of Gertrude Stein's unorthodox children's book "The World is Round" for this imaginative adaptation. What made the brisk play so potent is how Pierson and her game cast wrapped this existential dread inside playful, childlike entertainment. Cricket Arrison's Rose is a young girl discovering how words describe and define the world in which she lives, which the play animates through a series of songs, skits, and tomfoolery. Rarely do such theatrical bursts of outright silliness land with such tender...

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