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An ‘Enigma’ with even more variations at Flat Earth Theatre

There’s a tradition of actors playing many roles in a single production, frequently to comic effect. Flat Earth Theatre’s production of “Enigma Variations,” running Friday through April 27 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, goes in the opposite direction.

Two characters. Each played by three actors. All six of them onstage at once.

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