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Balloon moon

Sometimes less is more when imagination rules.
A Midsummer Night's Dream on Boston Common, plus Hunter Gatherers in Wellfleet
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  July 31, 2007

New thoughts

It’s summertime and the thoughts of even serious theatergoers turn from Proust to light beach reading.
Brown/Trinity Rep's summer fare
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 10, 2007
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Out on a limb

Actors’ Shakespeare Project handles Shakespeare’s biggest bloodbath without turning on a single spigot.
Titus Andronicus  from ASP; Syncopation at MRT
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 02, 2007
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Meltdowns

Like the bony, broom-riding icon of Oz it aims to exonerate, Wicked is neither all good nor all bad.
Wicked at the Opera House; The Sweetest Swing in Baseball at Boston Theatre Works
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 18, 2006
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Broken dreams

Proxy rhetorician of love Cyrano de Bergerac is drawn into a less romantic age in Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel , which beat out August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean for the American Theatre Critics Association’s Steinberg New Play Award, and is now in
Intimate Apparel , Death of a Saleslady
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 19, 2006