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Year in Theater: Staged right

It's been a Buckingham Palace season on the local rialto.
Changing of the local guard
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 22, 2008

Timeless treat

URI heads to Oklahoma!
It's hard not to enjoy a rousing production of Oklahoma!, for more reasons than any musical needs in order to get audiences smiling and humming afterward. URI Theatre is pleasing those familiar with the classic and winning new fans with a production (through November 23) that just can't stop moving.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 19, 2008

Cry me a river

It would seem that Sophocles has been hanging around for 2500 years waiting to be improved — and the makeover artists have been numerous.  
The Dreams of Antigone; In the Continuum; Show Boat
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 01, 2008

Fall on the boards

There are tours to the former Czechoslovakia, Romania, Italy, Iraq, the Aran Islands, and even the Underworld on area stages this fall.
From A Chorus Line to Tennessee Williams and the Grinch
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 08, 2008

School days

Fred Woodard graduated from Berklee in 1983 — and that’s when he really started to go to school.
Fred Woodard’s post-grad life, plus ‘KGBG’ at the Lily Pad
By JON GARELICK  |  June 17, 2008

Unembarrassed riches

Some weeks Boston has such musical riches, one wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.
Dutoit and Elder at the BSO, Collage’s Berio, Boston Conservatory’s Turn of the Screw, and Kurt Weill at the Gardner and the MFA
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  February 21, 2008


The golden age

The University of Southern Maine’s School of Music celebrates a golden anniversary, with a performance featuring nearly 300 performers and two world premieres by Maine composers.
The USM School of Music celebrates 50 years
By BEN MEIKLEJOHN  |  April 25, 2007

Solo, trio, orchestra

Charlap made the evening a primer on the American Songbook.
A week of live jazz
By JON GARELICK  |  July 05, 2006

Time machine

The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel is a period piece, but the current Providence College Theatre “staged concert presentation” (through April 9) certainly doesn’t come across as a museum piece.
PC gives Carousel a spin
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 05, 2006