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Genius meets artist in Steve Martin comedy [Review]
Genius meets artist in Steve Martin comedy [Review]

American comedian Steve Martin likely had a blast writing his first and, of course, irreverent full-length play. And the folks at Laurel Mill Playhouse currently performing the sophisticated absurdist comedy seem to be having no trouble doing the same. "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" debuted in 1993 at the Steppenwolf Theatre Co. in Chicago, and enjoyed successful off-Broadway runs in Los Angeles and New York. Directed here by Stephen Deininger and produced by Maureen Rogers, the story begins in a little bar in the heart of artistic Paris, a real place that Pablo Picasso immortalized in his 1905 painting, "Lapin Agile." The time is 1904, several years before Picasso will...

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