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Crossword: ''Rumble in the Bowl''

Part of this unbalanced breakfast.
Part of this unbalanced breakfast.
By MATT JONES  |  June 25, 2010
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Victorian jewel

What price beauty? That's the question lovely Grace Hammer has to answer as her world begins to fall apart.
A fictional setting that never fades
By CLEA SIMON  |  September 11, 2009
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Hard times

When last year the BBC interrupted its broadcast of Little Dorrit — which hinges on the downfall of a Bernie Madoff–like figure — for a tawdry true-crime documentary, thousands of viewers complained: don't leave us hanging!
Life and debt in Dickens's Little Dorrit
By JUSTINE ELIAS  |  March 24, 2009

Play by play: February 13, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 10, 2009

Play by Play: February 6, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
  Plays A through Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 03, 2009

Crossword: ''Don't Be a pig''


Translations from the original Latin.
By MATT JONES  |  November 07, 2007


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Kid stuff

The three-week getaway at Swift Nature Camp is definitely idyllic.
An idyllic Summercamp!, a brutal This Is England
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 07, 2007
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Scotch on the rocks

Billy Connolly regularly has sex with farm animals.
Billy Connolly perseveres with his ad-libbed life
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  May 31, 2007

Facing up

“ Facing off over Facebook ” contained some very valuable information about university administrators’ increased role in monitoring students’ online activities.
Letters to the Boston editor, March 9, 2007
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 07, 2007
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Cross-purposes

Oliver Twist gets the Brecht treatment in Neil Bartlett’s new adaptation at American Repertory Theatre.
ART’s Oliver Twist , the New Rep’s Orson’s Shadow
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  March 01, 2007
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Fagin’s follies

Forget the pint-sized urchin asking for “more.”
Neil Bartlett's Oliver Twist
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 13, 2007


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A boy’s life

Adaptations of the character-packed novels of Charles Dickens should be all the rage in post-MTV theater.
A dizzying run through David Copperfield
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 21, 2006
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Boston theater season announced

Boston’s biggest theatrical guns have announced what they’ll be showing next season, and it isn’t all Annie and Aeschylus .
High Fidelity  to world premiere in the fall
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 27, 2006