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  • The Tale of the Allergist’s Mother

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Shirl Bernheim is sitting in her dressing room at the Ahmanson Theatre, her cane tucked in a corner, preparing to transform herself into the hilariously fierce Jewish mama of Charles Busch's hit play, "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife."

    "I'm getting fapitzed," she says an hour before...