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Review: The Huntington's Ruined
Even if it did not ride piggyback on the monumental shoulders of Bertolt Brecht, Lynn Nottage's 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner, Ruined , would stand tall.
Plus Company One's Neighbors
| January 21, 2011
You know upon meeting Becky Shaw that you're in the presence of a smart, snappy writer. But you picture playwright Gina Gionfriddo as someone more akin to Theresa Rebeck than William Makepeace Thackeray.
Becky Shaw at the Huntington; Entertaining Mr. Sloane at the Publick; Othello at Actors' Shakespeare Project
| March 19, 2010
Tracey Scott Wilson manages to knock off Martin Luther King Jr.'s halo without removing the glow.
The Good Negro from Company One; Harriet Jacobs in Central Square; Indulgences at New Rep
| January 29, 2010
It's freshman and sophomore year on the Boston rialto, with American Repertory Theater artistic director Diane Paulus introducing her first season and Huntington Theatre Company honcho Peter DuBois endeavoring to survive his second.
Fall on Boston boards
| September 18, 2009
Quake and Shake
A tenderhearted yarn spinner tells an anxious little girl a story about a talking bear hawking honey. A nerdy young debt collector comes home to find a six-foot amphibian bent on recruiting him to save Tokyo from a natural disaster. Both scenarios emanat
Company One meshes Murakami; Orfeo compacts the Bard
| July 24, 2009
The Earth moves
There is an element of bare-bones pageantry in Brecht's play — which, the dramatist being a Marxist, has as much to say about knowledge and the marketplace as it does about the father of modern science's impassioned head butt to the opiate of the people
The Life of Galileo ; Spring Awakening ; Picasso at the Lapin Agile
| May 01, 2009
Hamlet is removed to a suburban English garden in Humble Boy, which gets its New England prem...
| April 08, 2009
DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY: VOYEURS DE VENUS
Summer L. Williams directed a terrific Company One production of Lydia R. Diamond’s adaptatio...
| October 30, 2008
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