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Arthur Miller’s 1964 play, “After the Fall,” is an expansive work that runs through its central character’s moral conundrums in stream-of-consciousness style. It’s a kind of psychoanalytic vaudeville. It’s a spoken essay. It’s a marathon. Miller fans might find the work radically different from the plays for which he is best known – “Death of a Salesman,” “All My Sons,”…

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Bad girls aren't born, they're made. That is the theme of "Medusa Undone," a new take on an ancient tragedy now on stage at New Phoenix Theatre, presented by a new theater company, Post-Industrial Productions, which also goes by PIP. Tragic backstories are not unique to Greek mythology, or to theater. Just look at Elphaba, who goes from self-conscious green-skinned acti…

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The best advice for this week is probably to stay inside and huddle under several layers of clothing. Buffalo will still have events going on next week, after all. We kid. The temperatures are expected to rise midweek, and while we might be reluctant to emerge from the warmth of our lairs, there are a handful of steamy events to make it worthwhile. Disney on Ice: Wor…

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Post-Industrial Productions, one of the area’s newest theater companies, opens its inaugural season Jan. 17 with the area premiere of “Medusa Undone” at New Phoenix Theatre on the Park (95 Johnson Park). Written by local playwright Bella Poynton, the play dramatizes the Medusa origin story and how the sea-nymph suffered violence at the hands of Poseidon. The play also d…