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Theater & art

Stage Review

Going to extremes in ‘The Company We Keep’

According to popular lore, medieval maps used to contain the warning “Here be dragons’’ to denote unknown, and therefore dangerous, territory.

Perhaps a similar label should be affixed to Jaclyn Villano’s sharp-witted but lurid “The Company We Keep,’’ which makes “God of Carnage’’ look like a sedate game of bridge.

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