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Good People could be better

Good People , which opens the SEASON at the Huntington Theatre Company, is a schizoid experience.

By STEVE VINEBERG  |  September 28, 2012
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Spring theater offerings

Boston Playwrights' Theatre closes out its winter season with DEPORTED / A DREAM PLAY (March 8–April 1; bu.edu/bpt).
Fight the good fight
By MADDY MYERS  |  March 02, 2012
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Huntington's Candide hits more than just the high notes

How could a musical with a dazzling score and a perfect cast have been such a dismal flop on Broadway?
Candidissimo!
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  September 30, 2011
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From Cleopatra to Picasso to Alan Turing: Spring theater in Boston

Famous historical figures come to life on the Boston theater scene this spring.
Familiar faces
By MADDY MYERS  |  March 18, 2011
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Morality play

The ghosts of Arthur Miller and Sam Shepard hover over Vengeance Is the Lord's in its world premiere by the Huntington Theatre Company.
Huntington's Vengeance is sweet
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 26, 2010
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Review: The Huntington's Bus Stop

Bus Stop is hardly a neglected masterpiece, or even William Inge's best play (that would be Picnic ), but when you watch Nicholas Martin's production, the Huntington's season opener (at the Boston University Theatre through October 17), you understand
All aboard for this smooth ride
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  October 01, 2010


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Moral surgery

You know upon meeting Becky Shaw that you're in the presence of a smart, snappy writer. But you picture playwright Gina Gionfriddo as someone more akin to Theresa Rebeck than William Makepeace Thackeray.
Becky Shaw at the Huntington; Entertaining Mr. Sloane at the Publick; Othello at Actors' Shakespeare Project
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 19, 2010
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After Eden

One of the heroines of Stick Fly , a post-doctoral student of etymology, likes to smear honey on the table and then scrutinize the flies that get stuck in it.
Stick Fly at the Huntington; Paradise Lost at the ART; boom at New Rep
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 12, 2010
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American dreams

It's hard to imagine being dwarfed by the titanically insignificant Willy Loman.
All My Sons at the Huntington; In the Heights at the Opera House; [title of show] at SpeakEasy
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 22, 2010
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Autumn garden

It's freshman and sophomore year on the Boston rialto, with American Repertory Theater artistic director Diane Paulus introducing her first season and Huntington Theatre Company honcho Peter DuBois endeavoring to survive his second.
Fall on Boston boards
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 18, 2009
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Sox trump comedy

"Being bitter is poison and bitter will kill you. Bitter is a root that will grow a poopy tree of death."
Local Boy Does Better
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  May 22, 2009


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The Center of the universe

Real-life quantum leaper Richard Goodwin was sort of a 1960s political Zelig — everywhere you looked, there he was.
JFK speechwriter and Renaissance man Richard Goodwin explores the roots of today's religious wars by channeling 17th-century anti-hero Galileo in a play called Two Men of Florence
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 04, 2009

VIDEO: Tom Stoppard's Rock N Roll at Huntington Theatre


Before Bono made himself king -- or at least crowned himself rock and roll's official ambassador to ...
By Carly Carioli  |  November 24, 2008

Through Sunday, October 5: How Shakespeare Won The West


Replace a couple of magistrates with county sheriffs, armor with dungarees and spurs, wine with whiskey, bare bodkins with pistols in holsters, and men on...
By Liza Weisstuch  |  September 22, 2008