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See ‘Irving Berlin’ and Never Hear ‘Suppertime’ the Same

As the hardtrundling staff noted the other day, the Missus and I thoroughly enjoyed the excellent Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin production at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. What we derelictly failed to note was Felder’s moving performance of Suppertime, the song Berlin … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Irving Berlin’ at the Cutler Majestic

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown to catch Hershey Felder As Irving Berlin at Emerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre (which really is majestic) and, say, it was . . . Swell! Swell! (Your Ethel Merman impersonation goes here.) Hershey Felder – … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife’ at Lyric Stage

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown yesterday to catch the Lyric Stage production of The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife by Charles Busch and, say, it was . . . meshugge. From the website: A middle-aged Upper-West-Side doctor’s wife is … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Scribe Don Aucoin’s Son Also Rises in WSJ

Don Aucoin, whose fine theater criticism graces the Boston Globe on a regular basis, must be bustin’ his buttons over this piece in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. Portrait of a Prodigy Is Matthew Aucoin the Next Leonard Bernstein? Most 4-year-olds going to visit … Continue reading

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Boston Globe: The Theater’s Slings And Arrows Of Outrageous Misfortune

Two weeks ago Boston Globe theater critic Don Aucoin submited this piece: Theater audiences are growing older Next time you’re in a theater in Boston – or down on the Cape, or out in the Berkshires, or on Broadway, or … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Magic/Bird Edition)

The local reviews for the new Broadway play Magic/Bird are, well, a jump ball. From the Boston Herald’s Inside Track: ‘Magic/Bird’ has got game “Magic/Bird” had the team, the plays and an exuberant fan base to open on Broadway last … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Photograph 51 At The Central Square Theater

Ever encounter a science teacher who made DNA interesting, entertaining, and just a little bit sad? Us neither. Until the hardworking staff (and the Missus) took in the Nora Theatre Company’s production of Photograph 51 at the Central Square Theater. From … Continue reading

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