J.B. Priestley

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2nd Story’s An Inspector Calls

The British drawing room mystery has always been an enjoyable staple of theater, however campy and quaint.
CSI: Bristol
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 16, 2012

Bestiality, a parade of presidents, and two takes on Yermedea

The array of theater this fall runs the usual entertainment-to-edification gamut of comedies and tragedies, but 2nd Story Theatre is packing both into their opener, Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? (September 21-October 2).
Running the gamut
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 14, 2012

Awake! Awake!

Sleep No More , the second entry in the American Repertory Theater’s mini-season of revisionist Shakespeare, is the least orthodox production of Macbeth you’re likely to see. In fact, it’s linked to Macbeth as much by poetic allusion as by narrative
Sleep No More brings Macbeth to Brookline
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  October 23, 2009

Monster man and more

James Whale's career as a purveyor of marvelous film entertainments was brief.
James Whale at the HFA
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  September 11, 2009