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Review: In ‘The Skin of Our Teeth,’ the End of the World as We Know It

Feb 28, 2017 - The New York Times

The world is coming to an end, and they’re all singing “Jingle Bells.”

That may not be your idea of a great musical selection for Armageddon. But as performed by a ragtag chorus of displaced persons in Theater for a New Audience’s spirited revival of Thornton Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth,” the choice of song feels fitting, resourceful, valiant and — for just those reasons — very moving.

The scene comes near the end of the first act of this wobbly mammoth of a pla

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