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Play by play: October 9, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 09, 2009
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Wild, Wild West

Former Celtic Delonte West has long been known as a clutch shooter, but he's apparently taking that reputation a little too literally.
Delonte West tries out for the Washington Bullets. Plus, SUNY-Binghamton is at it again.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  October 02, 2009

Play by Play: October 2, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 02, 2009
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Black beauty

August Wilson pioneered a magical realism all his own.
Fences, plus The Savannah Disputation and Mister Roberts
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 25, 2009

Play by Play: September 25, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 25, 2009

Play by play: September 18, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 18, 2009


Play by play: September 11, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule

By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 11, 2009

Play by play: September 4, 2009

Boston's weekly theater guide
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 04, 2009
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Interview: Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs

"Opera fans have often puzzled over the fact that Poppea  does not appear to have a character the audience wants to root for, since everyone has seriously objectionable traits."
The BEMF does Poppea
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 29, 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


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Tough neighborhoods

From Helen of Troy to Barbie of the plastic hourglass, men and girls have been inspired by impossible ideals of female physical perfection. Helen, of course, will always have Paris, whereas Mattel's muse gets stuck with Trojan Barbie.
The ART enlists Trojan Barbie
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 10, 2009

Play by play: April 3, 2009

Plays around town
Plays A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 01, 2009

Play by Play: March 27, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
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
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Review: The Great Buck Howard

The Great Buck Howard, a "mentalist" whose "effects" include guessing numbers and putting people to sleep, played The Tonight Show , but these days he's lucky if he gets a gig in Bakersfield.
Forgoes ambiguities in favor of schmaltz
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 18, 2009


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NSMT goes begging

Theater in the Red
Theater in the Red
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 07, 2009
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Scenes 4 tweens

When I was a teenager, all I ever longed for was to live in a world where it was socially acceptable, nay, a social requirement , to frequently burst into song.
Troy, Gabriella, and the HSM2 crew put the music in them. Now our two quasi-theater critics are trying to get it out.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN AND CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 07, 2009
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High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Although Senior Year makes the most of its big-screen debut by increasing the body counts in its group-choreography numbers, it’s a smaller movie than its chart-topping, direct-to-cable predecessors.  
Little more than an infomercial for the soundtracks
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  October 28, 2008
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Hot summer nights

The annual Sound Session festival is a weeklong sonic soiree that is expected to draw upwards of 65,000 partygoers from July 6 through 12.
The pulsating spirit of Sound Session ’08
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 24, 2008
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Altar and ego


Mark Morris’s Dido and Aeneas
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 30, 2008


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Epic undertaking

The act four sequence of quintet, septet, and love duet is non-stop musical orgasm.
Berlioz’s Les Troyens at the BSO; Opera Boston attempts Verdi’s Ernani
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  May 07, 2008
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The First Saturday in May

Shot in the winter and spring of 2006, this down-to-earth documentary from John and Brad Hennegan follows half a dozen Kentucky Derby hopefuls.
Majesty and manure
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  April 16, 2008
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Fractured fairy-tales

Somehow, somewhere, we seem to have forgotten the meaning of the fairy tale.
How George Saunders, Hans Christian Andersen, and a trip to Fairyland can keep you sane
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 23, 2008
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Coheed and Cambria

Sanchez uses his fictional backdrop to offer the sort of advice you might get from Al Gore — or maybe on Kid Nation.
Good Apollo I’m Burning Star IV, Vol. 2: No World For Tomorrow | Columbia
By MATT ASHARE  |  November 19, 2007
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Boston music news: August 31, 2007


Notes on the return of the Late Risers' Club
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  August 28, 2007


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The good fight

The Cold War’s first recording doesn’t sound like anything on the Providence music scene, which is curious.
The Cold War; Daughters; Summerfest Providence; and more!
By BOB GULLA  |  August 14, 2007
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Dances with character

Dancers are working with character more frequently, after decades of choreography drenched in physical accomplishment.
Headlong Dance Theater, Chunky Move, Paul Taylor
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 01, 2007
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The goggles do nothing

On July 25th, The Simpsons Movie will hit theatres.
The 25 greatest movies in Simpsons history
By RYAN STEWART  |  July 25, 2007

Past, present, future

Boston’s a small enough city that, when you’re working the nightlife circuit fairly regularly, you start recognizing people.
Faces — and phases — of Boston's nightlife
By BY HEATHER BOUZAN  |  July 13, 2007