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Mormons, murderers, and mariners: 10 theater sensations coming to Boston stages this spring

Mitt Romney did his Mormon mission in France. But there are no baguettes or croissants to dip into the lukewarm proselytizing of bumbling elders Price and Cunningham, two young men sent by the Church of Latter-day Saints to convert the unfaithful of a U

By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 01, 2013

ASP tackles Troilus and Cressida

"All's false in love and war" might be a maxim for Troilus and Cressida.
Farewell romance
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 04, 2012

Spring theater offerings

Boston Playwrights' Theatre closes out its winter season with DEPORTED / A DREAM PLAY (March 8–April 1;
Fight the good fight
By MADDY MYERS  |  March 02, 2012

Brustein takes another look at Will's world

Call it the revenge of Tom Stoppard. Considered a great contemporary playwright by most theater writers, Stoppard has been something of a punching bag to Robert Brustein, one of America's most distinguished critics.
Bardic fun
By ED SIEGEL  |  September 23, 2011

Fall Theater Preview: Fall on Boston boards

Fall came early to Boston boards this year, bringing with it "Summertime."
Stage worthies
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 16, 2011
theater review of Antony and Cleopatra

ASP serves up Antony and Cleopatra

In Antony and Cleopatra, the Brangelina of the ancient world are transported from messy, histrionic life to the realm of legend. Audiences at Actors' Shakespeare Project's streamlined, slightly rearranged presentation of the play are less likely to be tr
Egyptian dish
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 06, 2011

F. Murray Abraham brings his Shylock to ArtsEmerson

From Cleopatra to Picasso to Alan Turing: Spring theater in Boston

Famous historical figures come to life on the Boston theater scene this spring.
Familiar faces
By MADDY MYERS  |  March 18, 2011

Washington Street's smallest theater reopens

Last week, Suffolk University opened the Modern Theatre, the smallest in the row of theaters on Washington Street.
Tiny drama
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  November 12, 2010
Hot 'hood

Hot 'hood

Remember all those times you took houseguests from NYC for a stroll through the Theater District, only to find yourself apologizing for the lack of...
By Stuff Boston  |  November 01, 2010