Category Archives: Theatre

My Review of New Rep’s Broken Glass

Check out my review of New Rep Theatre’s production of┬áBroken Glass, their season opener and tribute to Arthur Miller on the centennial of his birth.

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Last Chance to See Maiden Phoenix’s Winter’s Tale

You only have 3 more opportunities to see Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale: this afternoon, August 29th, at 6PM, and tomorrow August 30th at 2PM and 6PM. The production is directed by Sarah Gazdowicz, and … Continue reading

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Critics in Conversation: Calling out Tech-Dependent Audience Members

Don Aucoin of the Boston Globe wrote a piece thunderously applauding Patti LuPone’s recent stage antics: during a performance of Shows for Days, the actress reached into the audience and plucked away a texter’s cell phone. Aggravated with what she … Continue reading

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Making the Case for Broadway

I wanted to draw attention to Jonathan Mandell’s excellent article, “In Defense of Broadway”, about why we shouldn’t hate on the Tonys (or Broadway) so much. I found his argument (and supporting journalistic evidence) pretty convincing.

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Boston NOW: Shakespeare B-Day, Japan Festival, Harvard LITfest

Happening today, April 18th! The 8th Annual Bookish Ball and Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration is taking place in Harvard Square at noon. Check out the full roster of events here. There will be readings, there will be book-buying, and there will … Continue reading

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Boston NOW: 2015 IRNE Awards

The Independent Reviewers of New England are hosting their 19th annual awards party on April 13th, at 7:30 PM, at the Cyclorama (BCA). The event is free, though they very much appreciate donations (feel free to contribute here). Here’s some … Continue reading

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The Huntington’s “Second Girl”

It may be belated, but here are my thoughts on the Huntington Theater Company’s production of The Second Girl, by Ronan Noone. I enjoyed watching the show, but couldn’t quite put my finger on why I wasn’t dazzled by it. … Continue reading

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Last Day to see Flat Earth’s Awesome Terra Nova

Today, Flat Earth Theatre’s production of Terra Nova, written by Ted Tally and directed by Jake Scaltreto, closes. If you are in Boston, and haven’t made plans for this evening, I’d advise you to try and see it (I say … Continue reading

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Inside the Boudoir: Lyric’s Intimate Apparel

Here is my review of the Lyric stage Company of Boston’s production of Intimate Apparel, written by Lynn Nottage, directed by Summer L. Williams. Portraying a slice of American life in 1905, the characters in Nottage’s play struggle to achieve … Continue reading

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Enjoying a Meal of Bridge Rep’s Fufu and Oreos

I’m so glad I got to see Obehi Janice do her awesome one-woman show at the BCA on Valentine’s Day. Here’s my review of the piece; keep an eye out for this amazing actress in the future.

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