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One, two punch Richard Bean’s “One Man, Two Guvnors” smooch to British comedy was described by New York Times theater critic, Ben Brantley, thusly: “The forms this madness takes are as rowdy as the Three Stooges and as light-footed as Fred Astaire.” The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents the play based on Carlo Goldoni’s 18th-century Italian farce, “The Servant of Two Masters.” Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. (through Oct. 12). $25-$65, $10 senior discount. The Lyric Stage, 140 Clarendon St., Boston. 617-585-5678. www.lyricstage.com

Wilder and Wilder New Jersey suburbanites George and Maggie Antrobus have been married for 5,000 years and have also survived floods, locusts, fire, and pestilence. Thornton Wilder completed his Pulitzer-winning satire, “The Skin of Our Teeth,” less than a month after

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