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Review: Generic Theater takes on Havel's tale of an intellectual amid revolution
In these days of ongoing revolution, many are drawn to look back to protest and uprisings of the past.
BY MEGAN GRUMBLING
| April 15, 2011
Talking ’bout a revolution
It takes a theatrical genius like Tom Stoppard to come up with Rock ’n’ Roll, which merges the pulsing spirit of both until they feel like one. And it takes a theater of the caliber of the Gamm to make history feel like a Stones concert that becomes a po
The Gamm’s life-affirming Rock ’n’ Roll
| May 07, 2010
Updike does death, R. Crumb does God, Vanity Fair does Proust
Trying to reach as broad a range of tastes and pocketbooks as possible, we this year scavenged everything from the front pages of the Onion to R. Crumb's genesis, to valedictory Updike. Stuff to read, stuff to look at, glossy pages and matte. Remember
Gift books to savor
| December 11, 2009
Review: Suzanne Vega at Sanders Theatre
At the request of former Czech President Vaclav Havel, folk/alt-rock legend Suzanne Vega performed in Prague on Saturday with the likes of Lou Reed and Joan Baez to honor the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution.
Suzanne Vega, live at Harvard's Sanders Theatre, November 6, 2009
| November 20, 2009
Behind closed doors
Ricky Gervais meets Dick Cheney in The Receptionist.
Trinity fires off The Receptionist
| December 16, 2008
Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll begins in 1968 in an English garden, where a piper perched atop an ivied wall is serenading a stretched-out blonde flower child.
Tom Stoppard fuses the history and the music in Rock ’n’ Roll
| November 13, 2007
Games people play
They’ve lost their jobs, and pinball and schnapps aren’t cutting it as amusement any longer.
The Conquest of the South Pole; Memory House
| April 03, 2007
Menace and wit
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, though certainly not in that order.
Of entertainment and evil
| January 31, 2007
Graham Greene’s last interview
This article originally appeared in the June 28, 1991 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
A great writer condemns US interventionism
JOHN R. MACARTHUR
| June 28, 2006
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