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Theater & art

Stage Review

A stirring ‘Water by the Spoonful’ at Lyric Stage

The damage caused by war and drugs is usually self-evident; that caused by family, less so.

But as Quiara Alegría Hudes reminds us in “Water by the Spoonful,’’ family — a category that can include the ones we create as well as the ones we’re born into — also has the power to heal.

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