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Good People could be better
Good People , which opens the SEASON at the Huntington Theatre Company, is a schizoid experience.
| September 28, 2012
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
| March 02, 2012
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?
| September 30, 2011
From Cleopatra to Picasso to Alan Turing: Spring theater in Boston
Famous historical figures come to life on the Boston theater scene this spring.
| March 18, 2011
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
| November 26, 2010
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
| October 01, 2010
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
| March 19, 2010
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
| March 12, 2010
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
| January 22, 2010
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
| September 18, 2009
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
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| May 22, 2009
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
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 ...
| 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...
| September 22, 2008
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