THEATER: Full-Monty Fever

Female nudity? Ho-hum. Now it's the guys who are baring it all in an effort to shock stage audiences

New York theatergoers are a sophisticated bunch, so nobody in the audience makes much of a peep when half a dozen actors playing baseball players in Take Me Out parade onstage, drop their towels and take a shower. Richard Greenberg's off-Broadway play is about the discomfort caused among his teammates when a star center fielder publicly reveals that he is gay. And it's hardly news anymore that actors can take their clothes off onstage--hasn't been since the kids in Hair came out in the buff to celebrate the Age of Aquarius. No, it's perfectly in keeping with the play's theme, nothing...

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