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Good Theater explores being stuck, and escaping

The wood walls are streaky and weathered in the homes of both Margie (Denise Poirier) and Mike (James Noel Hoban).
Understanding poverty
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 19, 2012

SALT showcases Lindsay-Abaire and Broccoli

Intending to enhance the flavor of local theater, SALT (Stage Actors Live Theater) is presenting its second production at Artists' Exchange in Cranston through January 29.
Small pleasures
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 27, 2012
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Review: Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole takes its title from a graphic novel about alternate realities written by one of the film's characters.
In a parallel universe this might be a much better movie
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 24, 2010
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Mixin' it up

First on my dance card this fall is the Good Theater's The Little Dog Laughed (September 17-October 11), a scathing comedy about Hollywood, a closeted actor's indiscretions with a hustler, and his agent's desperate clean-up duties.
Fall's theater shows cover serious ground
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  September 18, 2009
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Both new and old classics

The Gamm certainly has come a long way in the quarter-century leading up to this its 25th anniversary season. The evolution of its name alone is quite a trip.
Life on the boards
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 18, 2009
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Comic thunder

Niagara Falls is a great, looming presence in David Lindsay-Abaire's Wonder of the World , and the Theater Project delivers it, in the powerful white-noise rush of its crash, in ethereal shifting mists and haunting glacial-blue light, and in a rise of
The Theater Project visits Niagara Falls
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 24, 2009


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More Bard, please

The sultry season is soon upon us, and as always, it will bring area theater-goers such dependable balms as Shakespeare (both in and out of the park), classic musicals, and giddy misbehavior of various sorts. Between that manna and a few original produ
Lots of Shakespeare for summertime
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 12, 2009
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Tabula rasa

Fuddy Meers , David Lindsay-Abaire’s madcap, not-for-the-prudish black comedy, is at Biddeford City Theater.
Biddeford's City Theater creates Fuddy Meers
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 25, 2008
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The circle game

It’s a very funny reminder that laughter can make such absurdity almost worthwhile.
Befuddlement rules in Fuddy Meers
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 20, 2008
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Mad tea party

Becca is constantly concocting elaborate desserts for the people in her life.
Healing and humor in Rabbit Hole
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 23, 2008
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Life and death

When the author is David Lindsay-Abaire, what you expect from a play called Rabbit Hole is Alice, not astrophysics.
Rabbit Hole   from the Huntington; Twelve Angry Men at the Colonial
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 13, 2006


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Rock and droll

High Fidelity tries to sell itself as kick-ass rock right from the curtain speech: you are to turn off your fucking cell phones, and if you don’t like that language you can “grab your husband and get the hell out.”
High Fidelity ; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 11, 2006
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On the record

The days when Boston was the chief tryout town for Broadway-bound musicals are long past.
High Fidelity to hit Boston before Broadway
By SALLY CRAGIN  |  September 19, 2006
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Players and painted stage

It seems the fall theater season was shot from a gun this year, barely after the Labor Day picnic baskets had been packed away.
Fall on the Boston boards  
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 13, 2006
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Boston theater season announced

Boston’s biggest theatrical guns have announced what they’ll be showing next season, and it isn’t all Annie and Aeschylus .
High Fidelity  to world premiere in the fall
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 27, 2006