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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

There's only one story, says the teacher near the end of this take-two of the Spider-Man franchise: who am I?
Only one story
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 06, 2012

Crossword: Not so full of it, are we?

Seriously, cut it out
Seriously, cut it out
By MATT JONES  |  May 21, 2010

Play by play: April 2, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, week of April 2, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 02, 2010

Play by play: March 26, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, March 26, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  March 26, 2010
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Moral surgery

You know upon meeting Becky Shaw that you're in the presence of a smart, snappy writer. But you picture playwright Gina Gionfriddo as someone more akin to Theresa Rebeck than William Makepeace Thackeray.
Becky Shaw at the Huntington; Entertaining Mr. Sloane at the Publick; Othello at Actors' Shakespeare Project
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 19, 2010

Crossword: ''Who Wants Crabs?''

We got 'em right here!
We got 'em right here!
By MATT JONES  |  March 12, 2010


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Not-so-silent night

Oh, what Miss Pixie wouldn't give to be loved. Pride? Dignity? Self-awareness? Check, check, check.
Miss Pixie's tongue-in-cheek Extravaganza!!!
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 16, 2008
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Paul Newman (1925-2008)

Paul Newman, who died last weekend at the age of 83, was that rarest of creatures, a movie star who turned himself into a great actor.  
Remembering a movie star who turned himself into a great actor
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  October 01, 2008
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Two Weeks

The harrowing indignity of watching a loved one fade at the hands of a terminal illness gets a vivid look in Steve Stockman’s soul-scratching melodrama.
And a Lifetime saga
By TOM MEEK  |  March 15, 2007
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Free fisticuffs

After last year’s Hamlet , Commonwealth Shakespeare Company artistic director Steven Maler decided he wanted a play “with life and character and vitality to it — an upbeat type of spirit” for this year’s offering of free Shakespeare on Boston Common.
Shrew to be tamed on Boston Common
By SALLY CRAGIN  |  July 11, 2006
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Flashbacks: June 30, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Whitney Kimball and Hannah Van-Susteren.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By EDITORIAL  |  June 28, 2006