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Leigh and Melissa’s delightful Hamlette
A two-person female Hamlet set in contrast to the drudgery of office work?
It takes two
| September 28, 2012
The Gamm’s entrancing Hamlet
For many years, Tony Estrella is perhaps the strongest off-Trinity actor around here. One performance in particular — his 1997 Hamlet title role for Alias Stage — has had devoted theatergoers talking about it ever since.
The stuff of greatness
| November 11, 2011
Review: Next to Normal is part-musical, part-drama
Musicals have been made about everything from finicky felines to a wheel-chaired victim pushed overboard by terrorists. So Next to Normal 's focus on bipolar disorder is hardly an eyebrow-raiser these days. An impressive touring production is at the Pr
| March 25, 2011
Pluck and determination
People have always thought that Joanna Newsom was indulgent. At first, it was about her voice — the kind of nasal yelp that usually keeps a performer from getting on stage at all. Then, on her second album, it was about her vocabulary and her instrumen
Joanna Newsom's masterful Have One On Me
| March 12, 2010
Taking up Arms
As might be expected from a band who take their name from Hamlet's "To be, or not to be" soliloquy, Arms Against a Sea appear conflicted on their debut full-length, The Martyr, the Culprit, the Price .
Deliberating on The Martyr, the Culprit, the Price
| February 19, 2010
Orwell and Shakespeare in a Minute
"I thought we were going to be talking about windmills," Jenny Sawyer mutters as she looks into the camera, sandwiched between two pigs.
Second-Hand Books Dept.
| January 29, 2010
A Danish punk
The sad mad Danish prince is probably the most oft-quoted tragic hero in the English language, but he's a lot more than that. He is also, as I was reminded recently by a theater companion encountering him for the first time, pretty exasperating to be a
The Theater at Monmouth's Hamlet
| August 07, 2009
Play by Play: June 26, 2009
Boston theater this week
Plays for A to Z
| June 26, 2009
This Hamlet is as lucid a production as you’re going to see.
ASP Hamlet takes the Strand stage
| October 24, 2006
“Sweet maid” Gertrude calls Ophelia. And all these years you thought she was referring to Hamlet’s unfortunate lady love as a virgin.
Trinity Rep gives us Hamlet with rampaging energy and an incipient drinking problem
| February 09, 2006
When Prince Harry dressed up as a Nazi for his ill-fated costume party, most of the world was shocked. Robert Richmond saw parallels to the Melancholy Dane.
Aquila brings the Dane to town
| January 12, 2006
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