– the woman who gardened in the nude, the bar companion who ruled the slot machine, a tough boy who threw cats and a beautifully poignant small girl who had a rough go of things. The meanness of life and those who live it seems central to Holmgren’s conceit and she has her charm. (8:30 p.m. Fri., 2:30 p.m. Sun.; Playwright’s Center, 2301 E. Franklin Av., Mpls.)

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