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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.
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By DAN WEISS  |  October 19, 2012
[live review + photo] Okkervil River, Titus Andronicus, Future Islands @ Royale

[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...
By Sam Ueda  |  June 10, 2011
Titus Andronicus at Royale

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,...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 18, 2010
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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
XL (2010)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 19, 2010

Play by play: January 15, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, January 15, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 15, 2010

Play by play: January 8, 2010

Boston's theater schedule: January 8, 2010
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  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
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 07, 2009
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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
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  July 24, 2009
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Blackbird at SpeakEasy

The year 2007 was a banner one for British theater.
A play about a confrontation between two desperate nobodies.
By ED SIEGEL  |  February 25, 2009
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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
By RYAN STEWART  |  February 18, 2009
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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."
Dying breeds
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 13, 2009


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2008 Listravaganza!

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
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 24, 2008
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Rough justice

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
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 04, 2008
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Dysfunction junctions

“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
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 19, 2008
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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
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 24, 2008
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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


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The best on the boards

There have been a few muggings on the rialto this year.
Theatre: 2007 in review
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 17, 2007
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Stage worthies

The roar of the greasepaint precedes that of the autumn wind this year.
Fall on the Boston boards
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 12, 2007
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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.
Kudos
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 23, 2007
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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
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 02, 2007
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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
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  March 13, 2007


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Spring stages

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
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  March 13, 2007
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Houses of pain

Stay tuned, motherfuckers. Watch a preview for the second season of Meerkat Manor (YouTube)
A tough week in reality TV
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 19, 2006
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Made in the Ocean State

From 1898 to 2005, movies made in Rhode Island.
A Rhode Island movie timeline
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 03, 2006
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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  
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 18, 2006
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Eternal questions

Bard or beard — that is the question.
The Beard of Avon at the Publick; Happy Days at Gloucester
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  July 11, 2006