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Tribute to God of Carnage

Huntington pays tribute to God of Carnage

If Lord of the Flies wanted an upscale-urban bookend, it could do worse than God of Carnage (presented by the Huntington Theatre Company at the BU Theatre through February 5).
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By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 20, 2012
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Freeport Factory makes solid Art

Anyone who doubts the dangerousness of art anymore need look no further than the canvas in Yasmina Reza's Art to refresh their faith.
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By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  September 30, 2011
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Review: Chéri

Once chic, French author Colette has fallen out of favor, perhaps because her acceptance of male dominance offends women's-libbers and her embrace of female carnality offends chauvinist men.
As much esprit as a diorama
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 26, 2009
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Chilly scenes in winter

The drama of the holidays (and I don’t mean A Christmas Carol) may be behind us, but there’s plenty more drama — and comedy and musicals — ahead to light up long winter nights.  
The year ahead on Boston stages
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  October 27, 2008
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Do the write thing

Writers grow tiresome when they (a) write about writers, (b) write about writing, or (c) write about the difference between “fiction” and “reality.”
The redemption of fictional reality in Atonement
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 05, 2007
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Close companions

The characters of Jean-Paul Sartre’s iconic 1944 one-act No Exit are in Hell.
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By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 23, 2006