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Company One owns The Brother/Sister Plays

Symbolism blows over swampland in The Brother/Sister Plays , a hypnotic trilogy making its area debut courtesy of Company One (at the BCA Plaza through December 3).
Louisiana purchase
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 18, 2011

ASP's Twelfth Night enters laughing

The challenge in any production of Twelfth Night isn't the love triangle.
Clown show
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  October 14, 2011
company one does 1001

Company One takes on Jason Grote's whirling 1001

Grote uses the same framing device as the original One Thousand and One Nights , which begins with Shahriyar (Nael Nacer) discovering his wife's infidelity and deciding that the only way to prevent his future wives from cheating is to marry virgins, de
American Nights
By MADDY MYERS  |  July 29, 2011
Podcast:  Henry in the Hub, 9 Circles at the BCA 3-29-11

Podcast: Henry in the Hub, 9 Circles at the BCA 3-29-11

Diego Arciniegas, Artistic Director of the Public Theatre Boston, joined the Henry to discuss Bill Cain's psychological thriller 9 Circles. DOWNLOAD:  Henry in the Hub...
By FNXAdmin  |  March 29, 2011

Face the nation

White-trash collection has seldom been as hilarious as it is in The Great American Trailer Park Musical , which makes its Brahmin-area debut courtesy of SpeakEasy Stage Company.
SpeakEasy’s The Great American Trailer Park Musical; Zeitgeist’s Farragut North
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 07, 2010

Zero at the bone

A bleak expressionist fable centered on a murderous bookkeeper symbolically named Zero. Even when you throw in sexual repression, religious zealotry, a trip to Heaven, and enough dissonance to sate Stephen Sondheim, that doesn’t sound like the stuff of s
SpeakEasy’s Adding Machine sings
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 26, 2010


Photos: AMALGAM and Different Kind of Monster at BCA

Photos from opening night in the Mills Gallery at BCA
Two exhibitions featuring artists from the BCA Studio Building, on display till March 7, 2010
By MARCUS GUTTENPLAN  |  January 29, 2010

Blake babies

Nature is mysterious and mystical in "And the fair Moon rejoices" (at the BCA's Mills Gallery through August 16), as foreign as the wilds of New England probably seemed to its first English settlers. And maybe there are witches about.
New visions at the BCA and the ICA
By GREG COOK  |  August 07, 2009

Interview: Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs

"Opera fans have often puzzled over the fact that Poppea  does not appear to have a character the audience wants to root for, since everyone has seriously objectionable traits."
The BEMF does Poppea
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 29, 2009