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Intriguing Love Song hums two tunes
Comedy and metaphor collide in the plays of John Kolvenbach.
| August 12, 2011
Play by play: November 6, 2009
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Boston theater listings, November 6, 2009
| November 06, 2009
Mars vs. Venus
It’s been 21 years since Speed-the-Plow first milked the cravenness of Hollywood and the self-described “whores” who turn its celluloid tricks. But David Mamet’s scathing, staccato comedy has held up at least as well as Madonna, who made her Broadway d
Speed-the-Plow; The Taming of the Shrew; A Long and Winding Road
| October 30, 2009
The war games
The Cry of the Reed seems torn from some particularly gruesome headlines: kidnapping, beheading, such stuff as Daniel Pearl’s final dreams were made on.
The Huntington’s The Cry of the Reed ; Travesties by the Publick
| April 15, 2008
The Williamstown Theatre Festival revival of Emlyn Williams’s The Corn Is Green marks the first time this play has been trotted out in years.
The Corn Is Green at Williamstown; Romeo and Juliet at the Publick
| August 07, 2007
Truth is in the eye of the beholder in See What I Wanna See , Michael John LaChiusa’s musically lush riff on stories by Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa.
See What I Wanna See; Design for Living
| January 09, 2007
Let’s get physical
Shakespeare’s super-dainty Kates become cannoli in The Taming of the Shrew on Boston Common.
The Taming of the Shrew on Boston Common; Copenhagen at the Publick
| August 01, 2006
Bard or beard — that is the question.
The Beard of Avon at the Publick; Happy Days at Gloucester
| July 11, 2006
Broadway is strewn with the banana peel of Arthurian legend.
Monty Python’s Spamalot , Súgán’s Talking to Terrorists
| March 21, 2006
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