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Review: Under the spell of Putnam County at TBTS

Pretty cute. A hippie-dippie boy wearing a cape sewn from neckties. A girl whose dictionary is her best and perhaps only friend.
Elementary fun
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 10, 2011

New thoughts

It’s summertime and the thoughts of even serious theatergoers turn from Proust to light beach reading.
Brown/Trinity Rep's summer fare
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 10, 2007

Lovely, dark, and deep

Everyone’s tale winds up among the trees in Good Theater’s enchanting and absolutely virtuoso production of Into the Woods , Stephen Sondheim’s clever musical elaboration upon our favorite fairy tales, seamlessly directed by Brian Allen at the St. Lawre
Good theater enters the Woods
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 25, 2006

Rock and droll

High Fidelity tries to sell itself as kick-ass rock right from the curtain speech: you are to turn off your fucking cell phones, and if you don’t like that language you can “grab your husband and get the hell out.”
High Fidelity ; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 11, 2006

The paper trail

Christopher Gorman’s A Letter From Ethel Kennedy should be seen for what it chronicles rather than what it accomplishes.
Studio Rep’s A Letter from Ethel Kennedy
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 20, 2006