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AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
2nd Story Theatre
Review: Killer Joe
Matthew McConaughey's comeback tour may have peaked with his title role in this Southern-fried screwball noir.
William Friedkin adapts the play by Tracy Letts
| August 10, 2012
2nd Story’s riveting August: Osage County
Considering that the play begins and ends with depressing quotes by T.S. Eliot, Tracy Letts's August: Osage County is remarkably fun-filled.
Truth and consequences
| March 16, 2012
Review: Surviving the vivid depravity of Killer Joe
Owing money to the wrong dudes, young Texas fuck-up and minor drug dealer Chris Smith (Christopher Reiling) hatches a fundraising plan: Hire a hit-man to take out the estranged Smith matriarch — that is, his mom — then collect on her insurance to save
| April 01, 2011
Good Theater's marathon production, and other theatre highlights of 2010
In my local orbits among both actors and theater-goers, one play of 2010 continues to be regularly hailed in conversation: GOOD THEATER 's momentous production of August: Osage County , a profane and exceptionally funny foray into Middle American gen
August was tops
| December 24, 2010
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
| May 28, 2010
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
| May 14, 2010
Play by play: May 7, 2010
Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, May 7, 2010
| May 07, 2010
Play by play: April 30, 2010
Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, week of April 30, 2010
| April 30, 2010
For all its ambition to wider purpose, it’s mainly a horror story.
PBRC’s creepy-crawly Bug
| October 02, 2008
New + old classics
As if freshly presenting stage classics isn’t challenging enough, new adaptations are in the lineups this fall at two companies, Trinity Repertory Company and the Gamm.
Life on the boards
| September 10, 2008
“From the director of The Exorcist !” goes this film’s marketing campaign.
Don't believe the horror hype
| May 23, 2007
If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
| September 13, 2006
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