Theater: Skirmishing Along the Borders BURN THIS

by Lanford Wilson

Scenes from contemporary Manhattan life: a leggy choreographer, who can swing the rent on her funky loft apartment only by sharing it with two gay male roommates, sprawls and stares, momentarily graceless in grief. One of them, who was also her collaborator, has died in a boating accident; the other, whose solace she craves, is not at home. Her boyfriend shows up, and she tries to send him away. Their sexual and romantic intimacy cannot begin to compare with the bond she felt toward the dead man who shared her work. She has never had -- is not sure she has...

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