New Plays: Faking It

At 8:34 p.m. on Saturday March 22, Paul Georgiou emerged nude from a Cadillac limousine in front of the East Village's Free Store Theater. The chauffeur displayed icy aplomb but a policeman blinked. Shortly thereafter, Georgiou was onstage in the same costume playing the President of the U.S. The instantly notorious theatrical enterprise involved is known as Che!

Ever since Hair made nudes a commercial fad, one sexual taboo after another has been shattered. The logical end was Che!, which promised copulation onstage. It does not happen. The actors fake it. The uninhibited cast has reached the pitch of passion in...

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