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Sheila
Off Off Broadway, The Associates at A.R.T./New York Theaters

Reviewed by Katharine Nedder

BOTTOM LINE: A fascinating and deeply moving look at the depth of the relationship between two childhood friends, and how choice (or lack thereof) can change the course of a life.

In Sheila, the new play by The Associates, the frazzled but eager Gloria has just returned to her hometown after years of life on a commune, where she was completely cut off from the world outside. She hustles and bustles, dealing with everyday tasks, until an old friend, the straight-laced and mature Mary, suddenly arrives...

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