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On the Verge, or the Geography of Yearning
Off Off Broadway, Walkerspace, The Attic Theater Company

Reviewed by Regina Robbins

BOTTOM LINE: Highbrow fun for those who like a little mental exercise with their comedy.

In 1888, three women set off to explore terra incognita—an unknown land—but a strong sense of place anchors the Attic Theatre’s revival of On the Verge or, the Geography of Yearning, a funny and challenging play by Eric Overmyer. First produced in 1985, this intellectual romp through American politics…

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