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Review: John Cariani's Last Gas premieres at Portland Stage

It's hard to get anywhere from Township 15, Range 8 — it's vast, empty, and hours from even Bangor.
Pursuit of happiness
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 19, 2010
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Cool drink on a hot day

Alan Ayckbourn has been often dismissed as the British Neil Simon. He's also been hailed as a playwright of such acute insight that, if you look beyond the laughs, he deserves to be mentioned in the same critical breath as Harold Pinter.
With Table Manners, Gloucester Stage gives Ayckbourn his due
By ED SIEGEL  |  July 02, 2010
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Totally clips of the heart

Nick Prueher and fellow video crate digger Joe Pickett sift through untold hours of lunatic cable-access shows, home movies, and dubious self-help videos to pluck out breathtakingly bad gems for their touring Found Footage Festival.
Foraging with the Found Footage Festival’s Nick Prueher
By SHAULA CLARK  |  November 06, 2009

Unfettered farce

Farce is designed for more than pleasant laughter and fingertips-to-palm applause. In celebration of that, an all-stops-out production of Molière’s Tartuffe is being staged at Brown University Theatre (through October 4), and it gets the audience to pu
 Brown’s Tartuffe puts the roar in uproarious
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 02, 2009
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Too much too soon?

Two of the most exciting concerts announced for this winter are on the same date, February 24.
Classical goodies for 2008
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  January 31, 2008
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Movie music

Classical music in 2008 Boston did not get off to a brilliant start.
The BSO, Handel and Haydn, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, the Cantata Singers, David Daniels, and Teatro Lirico d’Europa’s Tosca
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  January 23, 2008


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The best on the boards

There have been a few muggings on the rialto this year.
Theatre: 2007 in review
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 17, 2007
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Flying high

Cantata Singers director David Hoose must feel that Weill’s music is more timely than ever.
Kurt Weill in Stow; Ziegler and Lima sing Mahler
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  September 26, 2007
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Stage worthies

The roar of the greasepaint precedes that of the autumn wind this year.
Fall on the Boston boards
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 12, 2007
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Master-servant/Master-mistress

Figaro and Count Almaviva are holed up in a sacked mansion opposite the Bastille.
Figaro at the ART; The English Channel at Suffolk
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 12, 2007
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Don ho!

In 1665, when it made a brief appearance before being suppressed for a couple of hundred years, Molière’s Don Juan was a “machine play.”
On the road with Mozart and Molière in Don Juan Giovanni
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 04, 2007


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Would you like Mozart with that?

Tracy Chapman sang about revolution that “sounds like a whisper,” but at the American Repertory Theatre the French Revolution will be broadcast loud and clear.
Don Juan Giovanni and Figaro fuse theater and opera
By SALLY CRAGIN  |  August 21, 2007
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Hit or myth

From Shakespeare to Shaw, statues have come to life on stage.
Persephone debuts at the Huntington; Valhalla comes to Zeitgeist
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 17, 2007
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Heroics

It’s been eight years since Ricardo Chailly made his last Boston appearance.
Ricardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Teatro Lirico, and the BSO’s latest guests
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 13, 2007
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Import only

Whether or not the Pipettes ever make good on the flabbergasting confidence and effrontery of their debut, We Are the Pipettes (an import on Memphis Industries), they’ve already earned themselves a dissident footnote in the history of girl-group pop.
The Pipettes bring on the pop
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  November 28, 2006

New to DVD for the week of December 27, 2005


New DVD releases for the week of December 27, 2005
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New to DVD for the week of January 3, 2006


Broken Flowers , The Cave , The Gospel , Hustle & Flow , and Wedding Crashers
By  |  January 13, 2006

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Broken Flowers, Wedding Crashers, The Gospel, Hustle & Flow , and The Cave.
New to DVD for the week of January 6, 2006
By  |  January 07, 2006