Category Archives: Boston

Boston Now: What To Do Summer of 2015

Though I like to recommend activities around town that I can offer my views and experience on, sometimes you just gotta leave it to the professionals. Be sure to check out (and bookmark) Boston Magazine’s “The Urbanite’s Guide to Summer Events,” … 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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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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Boston Theatre: Fresh Ink’s Chalk

Back in June, 2014, I attended a Fresh Ink Theatre Company First Look reading of Walt McGough’s new play, Chalk. I was sitting in the Factory Theatre (RIP) Community Room, and found myself drawn in to this tale of quiet … Continue reading

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New Boston Bookstore: Papercuts in JP

Good news, local bibliophiles: on November 29th, a new book store will open its doors in Jamaica Plain: Papercuts JP. To learn more about the new store’s promising foundation, check out Boston Magazine’s profile of the owner, Kate Layte.

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Just Attended: Boston Bookfest 2014

Alas and alack: I couldn’t attend more than one event at this year’s Boston Book Festival. I was attending the press marathon performance of the three plays that comprise Company One’s Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy (review posted at My Theatre … Continue reading

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Tuesday Poetry: W.B. Yeats, “Adam’s Curse”

Welcome to Tuesday Poetry. Last night, I got to hear former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky recite W.B. Yeats’ poem “Adam’s Curse” at the Wilbur Theatre, during the Slate Culture Gabfest’s Boston Live Show. An audio recording of Pinsky reciting the … Continue reading

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