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Richard Nelson's big deal

While it's seemingly becoming commonplace for one musician to play 13 different parts or instruments on a studio album, it's getting pretty rare to hear an album featuring 13 musicians all playing at the same time.
In cool Pursuit
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 10, 2011

Portland Music News: May 8, 2009

The weekend of May 23 is shaping up to be an important one in the local-music continuum.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 08, 2009
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Buffalo’d Bard

It’s nifty that Boston has snagged the world premiere of Richard Nelson’s new play, How Shakespeare Won the West , which opens the season at the Huntington.
This West doesn’t win the East
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  September 17, 2008
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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
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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

Some mid-winter jazz

In the cyclical, here-and-gone-again jazz world of Maine, it seems that maybe things are on-again.
Steve Grover heats up again, Between Now and After
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 16, 2008


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Home fires

There’s not a samovar in sight, and American playwright Richard Nelson has sharpened and pared down the script.
The Cherry Orchard; Brontë; Sailing Down the Amazon and Haiku
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 17, 2007
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Rethinking Chekhov

Conventional wisdom and introductory drama classes describe Anton Chekhov’s final masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard , as a prescient statement about his country’s future, written in 1903 as the playwright was dying.
The Huntington steps into The Cherry Orchard
By IRIS FANGER  |  December 28, 2006
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A winter’s tale

Even as the family drama of your holiday comes to a close, there’s no need to don a kerchief and settle in for a long winter’s nap.
The season ahead on area stages
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  December 28, 2006