Monthly Archives: January 2015

imaginary beasts: Winter Panto 2015 Kerplop! The Tale of the Frog Prince

It’s time! It’s time! Bring on the pantomime! No for real, read my review of the latest imaginary beasts show, directed by Matthew Woods, and then go see it at the Plaza Black Box Theatre at the BCA. Like, soon. … Continue reading

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Huntington Theatre Company: Light Comedy with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Here’s my review of the Huntington production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by Jessica Stone. Not knee-slapping funny, but full of some bright performances and plenty of shenanigans. I am starting to be frightened by the … Continue reading

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Boston NOW: January 2015

Let’s start the year off right, with three cultural activities you can do in Boston this week. Two of them are for a limited time only, so don’t wait! Check these out: Voltage Coffee and Art Located in Kendall Square, … Continue reading

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Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s Measure for Measure: Trim, but Lacking Spice

  Here is my review of ASP’s production of Measure for Measure. I’m glad someone local has tackled this play, and there are many things to admire here. But while there are no glaring flaws, I must admit I was … Continue reading

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My Top Reads of 2014

Rather than make a list of the top new releases of 2014, I have decided to compile a list of my favorite reads of the year. Old books and new books, new reads and rereads, print books and audiobooks, here … Continue reading

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Just Read: 2015 Oscar Nominations

Exciting news! The nominations are up. For a complete list, check out the official website. I had heard about many of the movies nominated over the past few months, but I am a very lax movie-goer and have only gotten … Continue reading

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New Repertory Theatre’s Muckrakers: Ideas more than Characters

Here is my review of New Rep’s new show Muckrakers. Though I really commend the later dramatic climax of the short show, I couldn’t get over how painful it was to become interested in the beginning. If you disagree with … Continue reading

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