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Review: Theater of War

John Walter had been immersed in Brecht for two decades, and he wanted to make a film about the great German poet/playwright.
Worth watching for Meryl Streep
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 24, 2009

New blood

The famously adventurous American Repertory Theatre is soon to be taken over by a woman who spent her summer directing . . . the vintage Broadway hits Kiss Me, Kate and Hair ?
ART and the Huntington (and Boston theater) get a youth transfusion
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 10, 2008


Oh, what a jaded bunch of seat-warmers we can become, those of us who see a lot of theater — good theater, that is. But now and then we encounter a production or a performance that reminds us of what we knew all along.
A year in Providence theater
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 20, 2006

Words of love . . .

Mauro Hantman sat down heavily at a café table in the upstairs lobby at Trinity Repertory Company after a rehearsal of Cyrano de Bergerac .
. . . and a love of words in Cyrano de Bergerac
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 10, 2006

Fleet prince

“Sweet maid” Gertrude calls Ophelia. And all these years you thought she was referring to Hamlet’s unfortunate lady love as a virgin.
Trinity Rep gives us Hamlet with rampaging energy and an incipient drinking problem
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 09, 2006

Journeying man

Playing Hamlet can be an intimidating rite of passage for a young actor, the same way King Lear is daunting when the hair grows white — the bar has been set so high.
Stephen Thorne takes on Hamlet at TrinityRep
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 25, 2006