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The games people play

Who’s afraid of Edward Albee?
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Caretaker; Little Black Dress
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 09, 2009

Quake and Shake

A tenderhearted yarn spinner tells an anxious little girl a story about a talking bear hawking honey. A nerdy young debt collector comes home to find a six-foot amphibian bent on recruiting him to save Tokyo from a natural disaster. Both scenarios emanat
Company One meshes Murakami; Orfeo compacts the Bard
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  July 24, 2009
Orfeo Group's The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)

Orfeo Group's The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)

While the Publick Theatre renovates its lighting and sound systems, Orfeo Group will be moving into the Publick’s digs this summer for you-don’t-have-to-wait-until-dark performances of...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 08, 2009

Of myth and men

There is more pageantry than either Stalinism or Stoker in The Communist Dracula Pageant , Anne Washburn’s ambitious jumble of a Romanian-history play now in its world premiere from the American Repertory Theatre.  
The ART’s Communist Dracula Pageant ; the Publick’s Faith Healer
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 28, 2008

Through Sunday, September 14: Publick Theatre

There’s still a little time left to pack a picnic, grab a blanket, and set up camp for a night of theater under the stars....
By Liza Weisstuch  |  August 22, 2008