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Theater & art

Stage Review

‘It’s a Horrible Life’ a holly, jolly sendup

Perhaps you’re already gritting your teeth as you brace for the coercive blizzard of good cheer the holidays invariably bring. Perhaps you don’t want to feel merry and bright. Perhaps you’re feeling a little subversive about it all.

In that case, have I got a show for you.

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