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Brustein takes another look at Will's world
Call it the revenge of Tom Stoppard. Considered a great contemporary playwright by most theater writers, Stoppard has been something of a punching bag to Robert Brustein, one of America's most distinguished critics.
| September 23, 2011
Fall Theater Preview: Fall on Boston boards
Fall came early to Boston boards this year, bringing with it "Summertime."
| September 16, 2011
2009: The year in theater
A quick look at this past year in Boston's theater scene.
| December 25, 2009
Boston Theater Marathon XI
BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XI, SCHEDULE OF PLAYS, SUNDAY MAY 17
Schedule of play
| May 15, 2009
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
| September 10, 2008
Boston Theater Marathon 2008
| May 08, 2008
Paint by numbers
Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women are really one tall woman, and she’s a tall order.
Three Tall Women at the Lyric; 7 Blowjobs from Theatre on Fire
| April 01, 2008
Figaro and Count Almaviva are holed up in a sacked mansion opposite the Bastille.
Figaro at the ART; The English Channel at Suffolk
| September 12, 2007
Bard in the bar
Will Shakespeare is holed up in the Mermaid Tavern, where he’s writing sonnets rather than plays because it’s 1593 and the London theaters are shut against the raging plague.
Shakespeare navigates Brustein’s English Channel
| August 29, 2007
Playwright Janet Kenney was wearing a tiara and serving as a kind of royal den mother when I checked in at the Calderwood Pavilion Sunday for the Boston Theater Marathon.
Backstage at the Boston Theater Marathon
| May 22, 2007
No sooner has the final runner staggered past the Prudential than it’s time to gear up for another long-distance event: the Boston Theater Marathon, which takes place this Sunday, May 21.
Preparing for the Boston Theater Marathon
| May 16, 2006
Hollywood came to Boston last week.
The actress gets toasted (and roasted) and the Coolidge
| April 14, 2006
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