Rupert Holmes

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A muddled mystery

Funny thing — and not in the good way — about a musical comedy that wants to be both an homage and a send-up. A perfect example of such imperfection is 'Curtains,' which is getting the good ol' college try at Providence College.
'Curtains' gets the ol' college try at PC
By  |  April 19, 2013

Play by Play: February 6, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
  Plays A through Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 03, 2009

Vietnam and Victoriana

War is hell in Streamers — and few of the characters have even been to one.
The Huntington’s Streamers ; SpeakEasy’s Edwin Drood
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 19, 2007

30 songs to spill beer on your iPod to

No song captures the quiet desperation of a hard-drinking, hardscrabble nowhere town better than this one.
The greatest drinking songs of all time
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 16, 2006
Portland Drood list photo


In The Mystery of Edwin Drood , London’s Music Hall Royale's eager performers want so much to entertain you that they will entrust you, dear viewer, with deciding whodunit.
Drood 's fun enough for all
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 01, 2006

Back to life

Well, it was a close call, but now that we’ve crossed the Stygian flood of Christmas Carols and other holiday fiascos, we can get back to the business of theater that might occasionally surprise, scandalize, and even keep us breathing.
Theater stirs in the new year
By Megan Grumbling  |  December 28, 2005