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Intriguing Love Song hums two tunes

The 2006 Love Song, to which Orfeo Group is giving a bristling Boston premiere (at Charlestown Working Theater through August 27), fields a catalytic intruder who is not what she seems.  
Heart heist
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 19, 2011
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Intriguing Love Song hums two tunes

Comedy and metaphor collide in the plays of John Kolvenbach.
Heart heist
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 12, 2011
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Review: Harbor Light's lyrical, poignant Love Song

Beane (Chris Curtis) is a kooky, moody recluse, who peers through peepholes, lives alone, and eats all his meals out of one tin cup.
Just say 'Yes'
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 27, 2011

Play by Play: January 29, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, January 29, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 29, 2010

Play by play: January 22, 2010

Boston's weekly theatre schedule
Theater listings, January 22, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 22, 2010

Play by play: January 15, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, January 15, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 15, 2010


Play by play: January 8, 2010

Boston's theater schedule: January 8, 2010
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 08, 2010

Play by Play: January 1, 2010

Boston's weekly theater listings: January 1, 2010
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 01, 2010
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Home invasion

Fabuloso is about what happens to a vaguely disappointing marriage when a couple of maniacs show up at the door insisting they’re family.
Mishegas meets metaphor in Fabuloso
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 26, 2008
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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
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Art of darkness

If the New Testament were rewritten for modern times in language that included four-letter words and psychotic outbursts against the inscrutable will of God, the Good Book might read something like John Kolvenbach’s on an average day .
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By IRIS FANGER  |  August 22, 2006