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Trinity Rep’s dysfunctional Sparrow Grass

In "Three by Three in Rep," Trinity Repertory Company is taking on an especially ambitious project, cycling three world premieres in a demonstration of the juggling act that used to be common in this country and still is in Europe.
Emotional wreckage
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 09, 2012

Night moves

Theater of Thought has done it again, this time with dark humor and Texas accents, as it amplifies theatrical reality with a site-specific rendition of Killer Joe .
Theater Of Thought’s Killer Joe
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 28, 2010

Old haunts

It doesn’t take a crystal ball to predict that Blithe Spirit , that cocktail shaker full of dry martini and ectoplasmic mayhem, will amuse. Playwright Noël Coward diagnosed his own gift as a talent to do just that.
Blithe Spirit at the Lyric; Hot Mikado at New Rep; August: Osage County at the Colonial
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 14, 2010

Looking back, going forward

Economic recession and post-racial themes abound in Boston’s early 2010 theater repertoire.
A diverse display for 2010
By MADDY MYERS  |  January 01, 2010

Play by Play, May 15, 2009

Theater in town
Plays for A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 15, 2009

Play by Play, May 8, 2009

Theater around town
Plays from A to Z 
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 08, 2009

Play by Play: May 1, 2009

Theater around town
Plays from A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 01, 2009

Play by Play: April 24, 2009

Theater around town
Plays from A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 24, 2009

Play by play: April 17, 2009

Theater around town
 Plays from A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 17, 2009

Play by Play: April 10, 2009

Plays around town
Plays A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 10, 2009

Rash relations

The Pain and the Itch will make you wince if not scratch — your head, that is.
The Pain and the Itch from Company One at the BCA, Fool for Love at New Rep, Bad Dates at MRT
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 24, 2009

Play by Play: March 20, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 18, 2009

Don't get comfy

If you expect your own Thanksgiving to also include a helping of familial anxiety, rest assured that you have nothing on the relatives gathered in Bruce Norris's very black comedy, The Pain and the Itch .
The Pain and the Itch is no cozy reunion
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 26, 2008

Game faces

There’s something awe-inspiring about watching an ensemble in which everyone is performing at the top of his or her game.
The Clean House at New Rep; Gary at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre
By ED SIEGEL  |  March 04, 2008

Identity crisis

“My eyes,” she says. “I want them blue. I want them blue so my mama love me and I have friends and people don’t do ugly things in front of me and I stop being invisible.”
Providence Black Rep’s The Bluest Eye
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 12, 2008

Et tu Brute?

"The whole theatrical event is sort of . . . a much more mysterious one."
Interview: The Wire's "Prez" does the Bard
By JON GARELICK  |  February 05, 2008


The mind’s eye

Several Trinity Repertory Company actors sit before microphones in a WRNI studio.
Trinity gets dramatic on WRNI
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 03, 2007


Scrooge is inclined to blame a mean night before Christmas on a badly digested bit of beef or a blob of mustard.
  Dublin Carol ; The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 12, 2006