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Butler
Off Broadway, 59E59 Theaters

Reviewed by Shoshana Roberts

BOTTOM LINE: A historical comedy in which three slaves during the civil war demand sanctuary at Major General Butler's Union fort.

What is your name? Do you go by a title like “Doctor” or “Sir”? What we call people can indicate our relationship or rank in comparison to them. What we allow ourselves to be called, especially by those who are our subordinates, is both specific and personal. In the army this is a sensitive matter and must be tread upon lightly. Those too forward with those who outrank them can find themselves in a world of trouble...

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