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Nice Girl
Off Broadway, Bank Street Theater, Labyrinth Theater Company

Reviewed by Adrienne Urbanski

BOTTOM LINE: Strong performances from the cast and a detailed, well-designed set help to make this an enthralling production.

While the plot and premise of Nice Girl may not sound particularly unique or enticing, this appealing and compelling piece is proof that a high-quality production featuring exceptional actors can make what might seem like a run of the mill storyline into something extraordinary. The play focuses on Josephine (Diane Davis), a 37-year-old clerical worker living in a Boston suburb in 1984...

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Firebone Theatre's Red Flamboyant plays through May 16th at Anderson Hall at Calvary St. George’s, 61 Gramercy Park North. Read more about the company and this compelling new play at the Theasy blog!