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Ocean State Theatre Company’s Fools

Neil Simon's comic fable Fools is getting a talented and chuckle-packed production by Ocean State Theatre Company (through February 10), which might have mildly annoyed the playwright if he knew.
Simon being simple
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 01, 2013
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From Rhinoceros to Metamorphoses to Amadeus

A goofy spoof of King Arthur and his merry men, and an appreciative take on one of the wives of Henry VIII.
Raise the Curtain
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 28, 2012
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Review: Jewish wit pervades Acorn's latest production

Around this time of year, the vast majority of holiday entertainment — Nutcrackers both Victorian and burlesque; innumerable A Christmas Carols ; even the rogue Sedaris debauchery of The Santaland Diaries — is some sort of riff on a holiday that's a
Wry humor
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 10, 2010
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Smart acting

When Neil Simon penned Fools , writes director Celeste Green in the program notes to her Lyric Music Theater production of the 1981 comedy, he was playing to lose: He was hoping not to make us laugh and cry, but to hose his investors and flout his ex-w
Lyric's clever cast in Fools
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 25, 2010
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V66 revisited

A new film looks fondly back on 'the poor man's MTV'
A new film looks fondly back on 'the poor man's MTV'
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  February 05, 2010