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Titus Andronicus | Local Business
That intersection of punk and prog isn't new, but the prog/punk back-to-basics album is. Enter Titus Andronicus.
XL Records (2012)
| October 19, 2012
[live review + photo] Okkervil River, Titus Andronicus, Future Islands @ Royale
Wednesday night Royale had probably one of the strangest lineups this summer. Not one band matched the other in any way, and the crowd, mostly...
| June 10, 2011
Titus Andronicus at Royale
Hyper-literate New Jersey rabble rousers Titus Andronicus aren't your typical buzz band. These wry young punks followed up their 2008 rager, The Airing of Grievances,...
| August 18, 2010
Titus Andronicus | The Monitor
As if to allay any fears of a starchy Civil War concept album, Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles spends the first minute of The Monitor shouting out a series of cultural artifacts that postdate that conflict by, oh, about a hundred years: th
| March 19, 2010
Play by play: January 15, 2010
Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, January 15, 2010
| January 15, 2010
Play by play: January 8, 2010
Boston's theater schedule: January 8, 2010
Plays from A to Z
| January 08, 2010
Shakespeare for dummies
No, it's not sponsored by CliffsNotes. But The Complete Works William Shakespeare (Abridged) , as ably demonstrated by the Contemporary Theater Company (through August 14), shows that the bane of phys-ed majors can be more fun than a barrel of bodkins
The Bard (abridged) at CTC
| August 07, 2009
Quake and Shake
A tenderhearted yarn spinner tells an anxious little girl a story about a talking bear hawking honey. A nerdy young debt collector comes home to find a six-foot amphibian bent on recruiting him to save Tokyo from a natural disaster. Both scenarios emanat
Company One meshes Murakami; Orfeo compacts the Bard
| July 24, 2009
Blackbird at SpeakEasy
The year 2007 was a banner one for British theater.
A play about a confrontation between two desperate nobodies.
| February 25, 2009
Lift and drag
In an age of polarizing bands, Welsh septet Los Campesinos! are among the . . . polarizing-est.
Titus Andronicus and Los Campesinos!, Paradise Rock Club, February 13, 2009
| February 18, 2009
Review: ASP's The Duchess of Malfi, Nora's The Cherry Orchard
T.S. Eliot famously opined that John Webster saw "the skull beneath the skin."
| January 13, 2009
We are not at all sick of bands with animal names yet and seem to have a soft spot for Erykah Badu that we kept very hush about all year.
An absolute glut of cruelly reductive Top 10 lists from our dedicated staff of tirelessly enthusiastic writers
BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| December 24, 2008
Except that it's a black farce, not a tragedy, you could call The Lieutenant of Inishmore Martin McDonagh's Titus Andronicus .
The Lieutenant of Inishmore; How Many Miles to Basra?; Legally Blonde the Musical
| November 04, 2008
“Have you ever been in a gymnasium in the round before?” asks one of the participants toward the top of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at North Shore Music Theatre.
Spelling Bee in Beverly; The Goatwoman in Lenox
| August 19, 2008
Sweet and lo-
“You know, sometimes capturing the cleanness of how everything sounds is a futile attempt,” says Times New Viking vocalist and keyboard slapper Beth Murphy.
Your cynicism is no match for Times New Viking
| June 24, 2008
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
| May 07, 2008
The best on the boards
There have been a few muggings on the rialto this year.
Theatre: 2007 in review
| December 17, 2007
The roar of the greasepaint precedes that of the autumn wind this year.
Fall on the Boston boards
| September 12, 2007
Norton Awards go silver
The Elliot Norton Awards turned 25 on Monday night — though that’s nothing compared with Norton himself, who lived to be 100.
| May 23, 2007
Out on a limb
Actors’ Shakespeare Project handles Shakespeare’s biggest bloodbath without turning on a single spigot.
Titus Andronicus from ASP; Syncopation at MRT
| April 02, 2007
It’s a man’s world
It’s hardly Shakespeare’s most frequently produced work, but in the Bard’s early career, Titus Andronicus was one of his most popular plays.
Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s all-male Titus Andronicus
| March 13, 2007
As we recover from turning the clocks ahead and making our day’s journey into night a bit longer, area stages are taking a cue from Mother Nature.
From hoofers to Mormons and more
| March 13, 2007
Houses of pain
Stay tuned, motherfuckers. Watch a preview for the second season of Meerkat Manor (YouTube)
A tough week in reality TV
| October 19, 2006
Made in the Ocean State
From 1898 to 2005, movies made in Rhode Island.
A Rhode Island movie timeline
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| August 03, 2006
Young lovers do
Unreformed romantics may enjoy a Lear here or a Hamlet there, but what they’re really doing is waiting around for Romeo and Juliet .
Colonial’s engaging Romeo and Juliet
| July 18, 2006
Bard or beard — that is the question.
The Beard of Avon at the Publick; Happy Days at Gloucester
| July 11, 2006
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