Kerr Seth Lordygan's four one-acts offer sharp wit and a handful of excellent performances. “Two Jews and a Ham,” directed by Joel Rieck, deals with the perplexities of an Orthodox Jewish couple (Jody Fasanella and Marc Segal) when they're given a huge ham by an oblivious neighbor (Aurora Nibley). Kevin Fabian directs “List,” in which Rendell (Kevin Blake) and his wife (Kylie Delre) prepare “to do” lists: Each nominates three famous people they'd happily bed if the opportunity arose. Trouble begins when Rendell actually meets rock star Lana (played as an imperious, self-absorbed sex kitten by Rachel Castillo), who's on his list. Blake reappears as retired hit man Stan in “The Hit,” directed by Julie Anne Bermel. Stan is disconcerted when a mild-mannered, “nice” but volatile young man (Jason Britt) appears at his door to persuade him to make one last — and highly unorthodox — hit. The horror-fantasy “Deceaseport,” directed by Heather Holloway, is the most ambitious but the least satisfying of the plays. In it, a recent rape/murder victim (Delre), assisted by a crew of lost souls, returns from limbo to wreak bloody vengeance on her attackers. In an able cast, the standouts are Blake and Britt, who also mesh beautifully in “The Hit.”
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