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Review: TBTS' Man of La Mancha is ever-optimistic

The musical Man of La Mancha certainly packs in a lot.
The dream is alive
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 01, 2011

Blowin’ up good!

Pretty shrewd. In a state that suffered through a horrific nightclub fire in 2003 that killed 100 people, the General Assembly pushed through legislation that some thought would permit people to buy the type of fireworks (called “gerbs,” which means they
Going ballistic on the fireworks bill; Baccari is at it again; more electioneering
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 25, 2010

The Shakespeare mystery

What Shakespeare wrote and what he didn’t — even without bringing the Earl of Oxford into it — is one of literature’s most enduring and enjoyable mysteries.
Everything (almost) you wanted to know about Cardenio but were afraid to ask
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 07, 2008

Impossible dreamer

If it’s “The Impossible Dream” you’ve come for, you’ll hit paydirt.
The Lyric Stage resurrects Man of La Mancha
By IRIS FANGER  |  September 12, 2007

Sword play

Some ideas die hard — especially when they’re good ones.
The Three Musketeers fights on at NSMT
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 27, 2007

Implausible dream

Whether beaming optimism is a virtue of America’s collective character or a curse, it certainly looks like it’s here to stay.
A mediocre Man of La Mancha at PPAC
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 28, 2007


Changing lives

People who love the arts are fond of saying that art changes our lives. Slideshow: The New England Conservatory’s Youth Philharmonic Orchestra visits Venezuela and Brazil
 The New England Conservatory’s Youth Philharmonic Orchestra visits Venezuela and Brazil
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  December 15, 2006

Impossible dream?

Don Quixote has been a watershed work for Boston Ballet.
Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote has yet to earn its knighthood
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 25, 2006