Elevator Repair Service, an experimental theater group from New York City, reads the entirety of The Great Gatsby—start to finish, the whole book, every sentence. It's an anaerobic endurance sport and an inspired idea. The Great Gatsby is a perfect prose performance, which is why staging always ruins it. The Great Gatsby starring actors? They'll just be in the way. The Great Gatsby starring the sentences in The Great Gatsby? Hell yeah. It's long, but the end is great.See Review (On the Boards, 100 W Roy St, 217-9888. 4 pm, $24.)

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