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New York Times Gives Boston’s ‘Moulin Rouge’ Big Thumbs Up

Turns out it’s not just the Wall Street Journal’s Terry Teachout who’s smitten with Boston theater productions. New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley likes them too. Songs to Sin By in a Smashing ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Its pieces zoom through … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Terry Teachout Totally Loves Boston’s Lyric Stage

As the playgoing staff has previously noted, Wall Street Journal theater critic Terry Teachout has a thing for Boston’s Lyric Stage Company. Start with this rave for Light Up the Sky last year: “[F]luffy, funny and performed with limitless panache … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘My Fair Lady’ at the Lyric Stage

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown last night to see the Lyric Stage production of My Fair Lady and say, it was . . . fabulous. (Bet you thought I was gonna say “loverly.” Well, it was that too.) … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Colossal’ at Company One Theatre

Well the Missus and I trundled down to Calderwood Pavilion in the South End last night to catch the Company One Theatre production of Colossal and man, it was moving – in virtually every sense of the word. Andrew Hinderaker’s play … 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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Dead Blogging “Superior Donuts” At The Lyric Stage

First, let us now praise the Lyric Stage Company of Boston for failing to install Tweet Seats in its Back Bay theater. Absent all that Tweet Dreck, the play’s the thing . . . And “Superior Donuts,” currently at the … Continue reading

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The Understudy Shines At The Lyric Stage

Terrific production of The Understudy currently at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. Lyric Stage and Boston favorite Theresa Rebeck (The Scene, Bad Dates, Mauritius) pokes affectionate fun at the inner workings of the world of theatre in this smart … Continue reading

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