Review: Love is tested in ‘The Mystery of Love & Sex’

This image released by Philip Rinaldi Publicity shows, from left, Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub and Gayle Rankin during a performance of "The Mystery of Love & Sex," in New York. (AP Photo/Philip Rinaldi Publicity, T Charles Erickson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Love and sex are both pretty big topics, and while Bathsheba Doran’s new play, “The Mystery of Love & Sex,” illuminates both with gentle humor, it’s also about how secrets can test the bonds of friendship and love.

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Theater Review: ‘Abundance’ is a tragicomic look at Old West

Shown in a publicity photo provided by Richard Hillman Public Relations are, from left,ok in a scene from Beth Henley’s ‘Abundance’, currently performing off-Broadway at The Actor Company’s Theatre in New York.  (AP Photo/Richard Hillman Public Relations, Marielle Solan Photography)

NEW YORK (AP) — In sagas about the American Wild West, pioneers were brave and true-hearted cowboys and homesteaders tamed the savage land while their womenfolk happily tended hearth and family.

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