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Review: life sucks. (Lookingglass Theatre)

Though incredibly talented, not even this mighty ensemble can fully compensate for Playwright Aaron Posner’s lengthy exploration of the facts that life isn’t fair and unrequited love hurts. Both things are true, but nothing here is especially original or noteworthy. Slightly recommended. (read Catey Sullivan's entire review...)
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