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Oh, what a tangled web they weave.
Come fly with me . . . and me and me
| April 27, 2012
A knee-slapping Lend Me a Tenor at PC
As hilarious as the race for the Republican presidential nomination is, even that is no competition for Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor.
Hilarious high notes
| February 03, 2012
Lyric's Or, mines the Restoration
Liz Duffy Adams's dramaturgical homage, Or, , is more florid than floral and sometimes clever bordering on cute. But the play, being given a brisk area premiere by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston (through November 6), is ingenious.
Before and aphra
| October 21, 2011
A scene in which a couple screw their hearts out might not raise an eyebrow in a European art film, but as the opening of a romantic comedy from a Hollywood studio, it gets your attention.
| May 13, 2011
Review: 2nd Story's hilarious Vibrator Play
Women certainly had plenty to be hysterical about toward the end of the 19th century, a time when Thomas Edison's technological advances were shining on the culture.
| May 13, 2011
Review: Good Theater's hilarious Farce
You can tell a lot about a couple by their bedroom, says proper English matron Delia (Cathy Counts) to her husband Ernest (Bob McCormack).
Rooms of laughs
| April 01, 2011
Review: Zeitgeist Stage's My Wonderful Day
"Little pitchers have big ears," the saying goes. In My Wonderful Day, which is getting its Boston premiere from Zeitgeist Stage Company (at the BCA Plaza Black Box through March 26), the little pitcher also has a notebook in which she is inscribing the
| March 18, 2011
In the late '80s and early '90s, the subversive "New Queer Cinema," with such filmmakers as Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and Greg Araki, promised a vital gay sensibility in independent film. Since then, Haynes and Van Sant have been absorbed by the mainst
Less a boom than a whimper
| March 04, 2011
It all started with a simple act of voyeurism. Or did it?
Bumbling farce gives way to existential horror
| January 20, 2009
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