‘Mauritius’ puts theatrical stamp on hot philatelic grift

It’s difficult to get too worked up about something as staid as stamp collecting. Nonetheless, Live Theatre Workshop’s new show, “Mauritius,” manages to create some exciting drama and wry comedy about a small group vying for the prize represented by a rare stamp worth millions. Along the way, we encounter greed, duplicity, old debts and a hint of violence.

“Mauritius” was written by Theresa Rebeck, whose credits include numerous plays, including co-writing “Omnium Gatherus,” a Pulitzer Prize finalist. She also created NBC’s show “Smash,” and her play “Seminar” is currently on Broadway.

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