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Federico Garcia Lorca

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Blood Wedding on January 15, at SPACE Gallery

Not a death-metal Billy Idol cover band but a lyrical tragedy written by Federico Garcia Lorca in 1932, last weekend's production of Blood Wedding at SPACE Gallery was at turns graceful and punishingly fraught.
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By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 21, 2011
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Review: The sweltering, classically elegant Blood Wedding

Just about a year ago, an irrepressible new grassroots theater ensemble in Portland surged to the stage with the gloriously unabashed boorishness of Ubu Roi , a gem of French proto-Absurdism.
Lorca's murderous Spaniards visit SPACE
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 14, 2011

Blood Wedding at SPACE Gallery


Tonight marks the opening of Blood Wedding, Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca's epic, theatrical elegy that basically channels the melancholy and heartbreak of, say, the...
By webteam  |  January 12, 2011

Play by Play: June 26, 2009

Boston theater this week
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By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 26, 2009

Play by Play: June 19, 2009

Boston theater this week
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 19, 2009

Play by Play: June 12, 2009

Boston theater this week
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 12, 2009


Play by Play: June 5, 2009

Boston's theater schedule
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By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 05, 2009
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Review: Little Ashes

Paul Morrison's cross between School Ties and Brokeback Mountain is a captivating effort with a confused focus, unexplained moments, and a hurried second half.
The first half is pretty good
By LISA SPINELLI  |  May 22, 2009
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Sharp accents

Boston has its own vital scene of pan-American jazz and folk (hey, Mili Bermejo, Alex Alvear, Sergio Brandão, and everyone at Ryles on Wednesday nights!).
Forro in the Dark and Marta Topferova talk the talk
By JON GARELICK  |  June 30, 2008
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Lorca without Lorca

Is it possible for a work of art to seem both completely sincere in its intentions and at the same time counterfeit and manipulative?
Opera Boston’s Ainadamar, plus Ida Haendel, the BSO, and West Side Story
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  October 30, 2007
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World music

There’s more to Boston’s classical music scene than the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
The BSO goes traveling, and Berlin comes to Boston
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  September 12, 2007


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Notre ami Pierrot

“Film is like a battleground,” American director Sam Fuller pronounces famously at the cocktail party in Pierrot le fou .
Jean-Luc Godard’s 1965 omnibus rides again
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 12, 2007
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Opera, opera, opera

Every performance at Santa Fe was packed, and few subscribers left unhappy.
At Santa Fe and Tanglewood and in New York
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  August 15, 2006
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Pillow talk

There were baby ballerinas on screen and on stage for the first full weekend of Jacob’s Pillow 2006.
Nacho Duato, Ballets Russes , Suzanne Farrell, Emanuel Gat
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 11, 2006
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Heavy lifting

It was political oppression that finally put an end to Federico Garcia Lorca, but the homosexual poet was well aware that sexual repression was as consequential a danger in the provincial Spain of his 1936 play  The House of Bernarda Alba .
PBRC’s rage-filled House of Bernarda Alba  
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 23, 2006