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Darkly Hilarious Hand to God Tackles the Meaning of Good Versus Evil

Hand to God, which opened this weekend at GableStage at the Biltmore, is an irreverent black comedy whose greatest strength lies in one of the best casts ever assembled by the local theater company. The play, written by Robert Askins, takes place mostly in the basement of a fundamentalist Texas...
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