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On Stage: Theatre The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette Street, Cape May Barbara Weetman Marc Geller This side-splitting comedy by Charles Busch takes place on the Upper West Side of Manhat- tan where Marjorie Taub is look- ing for meaning in her life. A mysterious figure from her past appears and at first infuses her with life but soon becomes an unwelcome and sinister guest NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 6 Jeff Gorcyca Jan Leigh Herndon in her home. Marjorie’s 80 year old mother is obsessed with her bowels and the dialogue is scatological but smart and funny. The New York Times called it “a window rattling comedy of mid- life malaise…it earns its wall too wall laughs.” Presented June 28 - August 4. INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 78