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FYT Theatre of the Reconstruction Though at times it’s funny, Fyt isn’t fun. Set in an institution for the criminally insane, the play disturbs without providing any kind of cathartic resolution. Its best feature is playwright Scott Turner’s unique and compassionate approximation of a mentally ill mind, which he achieves by placing the action in […]

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Minor Dreams

MINOR DEMONS Profiles Performance Ensemble at Red Bones Theatre Because I can’t stand voyeuristic, insipid cop docu-dramas and sensational newscasts, I approach any crime drama “based on a true story” with suspicion. Profiles Performance Ensemble’s Minor Demons, about a 16-year-old boy who molested a 13-year-old girl and then buried her alive, certainly has its share […]