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Play by play: December 18, 2009
Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, week of December 18
| December 18, 2009
Play by Play: December 12, 2009
Boston theater listings: December 12, 2009
Plays from A to Z
| December 11, 2009
There was room for more than one young Jewish diarist in the occupied Amsterdam of World War II. Anne Frank, who died as a teen, is a 20th-century icon. But until recently, her feisty innocence hid Etty Hillesum's fire.
The Wrestling Patient at the BCA; the Lyric's Speech & Debate
| March 31, 2009
Frailty, thy name is society — or so suggest two comedies of manners currently on view but written 340 years apart.
The Little Dog Laughed at SpeakEasy; The Misanthrope at New Rep
| January 22, 2008
Songbird and Snowbirds
For Shakespeare’s Orsino, music is the food of love. For soprano Florence Foster Jenkins, it was the food of delusion — and she had a voracious appetite.
Souvenir at Lyric Stage; Almost, Maine at SpeakEasy
| February 20, 2007
Chekhov insisted that his final masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard , was a comedy and fumed at Stanislavsky’s having his characters suffer through their fraying existences at the pace of a Robert Wilson opus.
The Cherry Orchard , The Women , Summer and Smoke
| September 27, 2006
It’s hard to say which is bigger, Cyrano de Bergerac’s nose or his thesaurus.
Cyrano at Trinity Rep, Heading for Eureka at Centastage
| June 02, 2006
Like the bony, broom-riding icon of Oz it aims to exonerate, Wicked is neither all good nor all bad.
Wicked at the Opera House; The Sweetest Swing in Baseball at Boston Theatre Works
| April 18, 2006
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