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Getting Celtic on the coast

Ask Randy Labbe what Celtic music sounds like and you're likely to get a fair amount of hemming and hawing.
Fiddle me this
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 22, 2011

Play by play: December 18, 2009

Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, week of December 18
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 18, 2009

Play by Play: December 12, 2009

Boston theater listings: December 12, 2009
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 11, 2009

Meet your Massachusetts Governor's Council

In this perilous economy, Governor Deval Patrick is faced with extraordinary economic challenges.
Clown committee
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 14, 2009

The best on the boards

There have been a few muggings on the rialto this year.
Theatre: 2007 in review
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 17, 2007

After the fall

The evil is boiled down in the revival of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and that makes for a stew far tastier than Mrs. Lovett’s human-hamburger pies.
Sweeney Todd ; Macbeth ; A House with No Walls
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 30, 2007


Razor’s edge

According to the Tony-winning actor, there’s always more to discover about the Demon Barber’s culinary accomplice.
Judy Kaye on reuniting with Sweeney Todd’s Demon Barber
By SALLY CRAGIN  |  October 17, 2007

Stage worthies

The roar of the greasepaint precedes that of the autumn wind this year.
Fall on the Boston boards
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 12, 2007

Banned in Boston again?

This article originally appeared in the July 5, 1977 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Plans to upgrade the Combat Zone have been an utter failure — and there’s plenty of blame to go around
By DAVE O'BRIAN  |  November 14, 2006