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Interview: Anna Deavere Smith contains multitudes
Anna Deavere Smith is a writer/actor/activist who listens.
| September 02, 2008
Judy Gold answers some questions for a Jewish mother
Judy Gold sashays into a press conference with a white apron over her jeans and a tray of rugelach in her hand.
| December 10, 2007
Christmas in Croatia
Revels heads for the Balkans
“If there are 1100 people in the audience,” Swanson reminds me, “around 600-700 of them will dance out into the Sanders lobby at intermission.”
| December 09, 2007
Harvard to celebrate Beckett at 100
It’s fitting that Alvin Epstein should be cast in Beckett at 100 , since the venerable actor has been associated with the Nobel laureate’s plays for more than 50 years.
| November 06, 2007
Theater of war
The Huntington revives Streamers
Director Scott Ellis doesn’t call David Rabe’s Streamers a play about war.
| October 31, 2007
Donnie Darko takes to the stage
Though he believes in the spiritual quality of Donnie’s quest, he doesn’t want to tie the play to any one religion, or to religion at all.
| October 23, 2007
Small troupes take on The Kentucky Cycle
What would induce a tiny fringe contingent to take on the six hours of Robert Schenkkan’s 1992 Pulitzer-winning spectacle, The Kentucky Cycle ?
| September 26, 2007
The Lyric Stage resurrects Man of La Mancha
If it’s “The Impossible Dream” you’ve come for, you’ll hit paydirt.
| September 12, 2007
Bard in the bar
Shakespeare navigates Brustein’s English Channel
Will Shakespeare is holed up in the Mermaid Tavern, where he’s writing sonnets rather than plays because it’s 1593 and the London theaters are shut against the raging plague.
| August 29, 2007
What Then dreams up a better world
Life is but a dream — or so Rinne Groff would have us believe.
| August 14, 2007
Shakespeare + Company’s Tina Packer boards the barge
Packer returns to Shakespeare’s far-flung tragedy as Cleopatra.
| July 24, 2007
Bringing the Bard to Boston Common
The fairies are creeping on their bellies along the carpet of the Wang Theatre rehearsal-hall floor.
| July 17, 2007
ART celebrates Noël Coward
Sir Noël Coward remains one of the most bankable of dramatists.
| July 03, 2007
Feels like teen spirit
Disney's High School Musical graduates to the stage
Forget Tony and Maria, or Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski.
| June 29, 2007
Build it and they will come
WHAT opens its new Julie Harris Stage
The drive out Route 6 past the Orleans rotary gets ever more twee as the landscape changes to the scrubby pine and sandy margins of outer Cape Cod.
| June 11, 2007
Mabou Mines looks into James Joyce’s daughter
Repressed, talented women lurk in the background of Western cultural history.
| June 05, 2007
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See this film: Ghostbusters @ the Coolidge
Outside The Frame
| October 21, 2012 at 12:00 PM
See this film: The Phantom of the Opera @ the Somerville Theatre
October 20, 2012 at 5:00 PM
[cmj2k12] Tomorrow in Brooklyn: the Phoenix/WFNX CMJ show
On The Download
| October 20, 2012 at 12:01 PM
Free Fun Shit: Oct 19-25: Free hot dogs, WFNX presents Gentlemen Hall + Casey Desmond, Dance Party Massacre Zombie fashion show, Heads of the Charles, street theater fest + more
| October 19, 2012 at 5:01 PM
Q&A #8: Mayoral Finalists
| October 19, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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