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Odd couples

The Lyric's Grey Gardens; Trinity's Shapeshifter
The East Hampton Board of Health would doubtless approve Grey Gardens: The Musical , since it comes minus the crapping cats, feral raccoons, and piles of garbage that form the supporting cast and unsanitary milieu of the famed documentary on which it's based.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 12, 2009

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Sensations

Reviews of Spring Awakening at the Colonial; Jerry Springer: The Opera at SpeakEasy
Unlike its predecessor, the over-hyped Rent , Spring Awakening is the genuine item: a Tony-winning amalgam of theater and pop music that smells like teen fusion.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 06, 2009

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The Earth moves

The Life of Galileo ; Spring Awakening ; Picasso at the Lapin Agile
There is an element of bare-bones pageantry in Brecht's play — which, the dramatist being a Marxist, has as much to say about knowledge and the marketplace as it does about the father of modern science's impassioned head butt to the opiate of the people.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 28, 2009

Play by Play: May 1, 2009

Plays from A to Z
Theater around town
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 28, 2009

Play by Play: April 24, 2009

Plays from A to Z
Theater around town
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 22, 2009

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Vintage Aquarius

Diane Paulus lets down her Hair
Hair co-creator James Rado recalls a shady doc who showed up backstage to give the original cast amphetamine-laced "vitamin shots."
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 15, 2009



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Bard in the USA

Next season's greetings from the American Repertory Theatre
"You know," Paulus observes, "we are the American Repertory Theatre, and we haven't spent a lot of time in the repertoire on American drama."
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 15, 2009

Play by play: April 17, 2009

 Plays from A to Z
Theater around town
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 14, 2009

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Tough neighborhoods

The ART enlists Trojan Barbie
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.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 07, 2009

Play by Play: April 10, 2009

Plays A to Z
Plays around town
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 08, 2009

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My two Dads

Chazz Palminteri recycles A Bronx Tale
For those still jonesing for The Sopranos , Chazz Palminteri's A Bronx Tale (at the Colonial Theatre through April 5) may provide a somewhat sanitized fix.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 07, 2009



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Crucibles

The Wrestling Patient at the BCA; the Lyric's Speech & Debate
There was room for more than one young Jewish diarist in the occupied Amsterdam of World War II. Anne Frank, who died as a teen, is a 20th-century icon. But until recently, her feisty innocence hid Etty Hillesum's fire.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 31, 2009

Play by play: April 3, 2009

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

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Rash relations

The Pain and the Itch from Company One at the BCA, Fool for Love at New Rep, Bad Dates at MRT
The Pain and the Itch will make you wince if not scratch — your head, that is.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 24, 2009

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Review: Theater of War

Worth watching for Meryl Streep
John Walter had been immersed in Brecht for two decades, and he wanted to make a film about the great German poet/playwright.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 24, 2009

Play by Play: March 27, 2009

Plays A to Z
A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 24, 2009



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Fighting Rome

Two Men of Florence at the Huntington; Coriolanus at the Armory
It takes chutzpah for a first-time playwright to get into the ring with Bertolt Brecht.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 17, 2009

Play by Play: March 20, 2009

Plays A to Z
A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 18, 2009

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Material girls

Trinity uncovers Hare's Secret Rapture
The usually evenhanded if impassioned David Hare in The Secret Rapture , a 20-year-old play being urgently, elegiacally revived by Trinity Repertory Company.
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 10, 2009

Play by Play: March 13, 2009

Plays A to Z
A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 10, 2009

Play by play: March 6, 2009

Plays from A to Z
A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
By: CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 03, 2009


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