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Everyman opens season with 'The Understudy'

Everyman opens season with 'The Understudy'

If there's one thing theatergoers like more than a play, it's a play about theater.

The colorful world of backstage goings-on has fueled such absorbing dramas as Ronald Harwood's "The Dresser," which was a hit at Everyman Theatre last season, and "The Understudy," a recent Theresa Rebeck comedy that opens the company's season this weekend.

At the helm of "The Understudy" is Joseph Ritsch, in his directing debut at Everyman.

With credits that include several years as an ensemble member of New York's Jane Comfort and...