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That's not all right, Mama: Memphis on tour

If ever there was an example of the perils of Broadway-ization, Memphis is it.

By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 21, 2012

Memphis tears down the house at PPAC

There are worse concerns in America's history of racial inequities than a white DJ getting eyerolls for playing black music. Nonetheless, the musical Memphis will tick you off about the foolishness anyway.
The soul of a city
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 07, 2012

Carson Kressley in Damn Yankees

This year marks the Ogunquit Playhouse's 80th season of breezily sophisticated, classic American musical entertainment.
The Devil went down to Ogunquit
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  August 10, 2012

Play by play: July 17, 2009

Boston's theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 17, 2009

Play by play: July 10, 2009

This week in Boston theater
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 10, 2009

Doing the nasty

Ryan Landry swears that if there’s a more lavish musical extravaganza in town than his Cleopatra the Musical (at Machine through May 27), he’ll eat his negligee.
Cleopatra the Musical, Damn Yankees, Hiding Behind Comets, Real Hush-Hush  
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 02, 2006