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Review: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

What could be more heartwarming for the holidays than a couple of middle-aged losers getting naked?
Plus Mrs. Grinchley; Merrimack's Beasley; Stoneham's Pageant
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 10, 2010


As fans of the film are aware, that precipitous crag atop which the castle of Young Frankenstein sits is a Catskill. But in The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein (at the Opera House through May 2), the mountain is shrouded less in 1930s-horro
Young Frankenstein at the Opera House; The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead in Lowell
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 30, 2010

Play by Play: March 19, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule.
Boston's weekly theater schedule.
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  March 19, 2010

No country for old men

Louis de Rougemont makes James Frey look like a documentarian. A sickly Victorian lad who arose from his cot, knocked around the Southern Hemisphere for a while, and returned to England with a hifalutin new moniker and captivating tales of seafaring per
Shipwrecked! at the Lyric; Heroes in Lowell
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 04, 2009
Flying Karamazov Brothers' Flings & Eros

Flying Karamazov Brothers' Flings & Eros

The title is meant to recall the “slings and arrows” endured by Hamlet, but the Shakespeare play the Flying Karamazov Brothers will be juggling their...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 02, 2009
Bad Dates

Bad Dates

 Theresa Rebeck has written for Law & Order and NYPD Blue — so is it any wonder that the B...
By Shaula Clark  |  March 18, 2009


Not everything British playwright David Hare writes is as overtly political as Stuff Happens, his ...
By Shaula Clark  |  November 19, 2008