Tag Archive: ART

Parks’ ‘Father’: Greek poetry meets the Civil War

CAMBRIDGE — I knew the time I spent translating Homer’s “The Odyssey” and “The Iliad” from the ancient Greek into English at B.C. High decades ago would come in handy someday. It has… Continue reading

After a sharp start, ART’s ‘O.P.C.’ loses steam

CAMBRIDGE — There’s nothing wrong with educating and informing as long as you’re entertaining along the way. So playwright Eve Ensler has every right to rail against the wasteful society we live in… Continue reading

Second star to the right, and on to Broadway

  CAMBRIDGE — Move over, Cathy Rigby, Peter Pan is again flying on a Boston-area stage, even if  “Finding Neverland” is really about the author of “Peter Pan,” J.M. Barrie, and his relationship… Continue reading

‘The Tempest’: The ART has more magic to do

  CAMBRIDGE — It turns out that even after the Tony Award-winning revival of “Pippin,” the American Repertory Theatre still had more “Magic To Do.” And while ART Artistic Director Diane Paulus was… Continue reading

‘Witness Uganda’: An inspiring African journey

CAMBRIDGE — When you travel 7,000 miles to find yourself, what happens when you feel even more lost than you were before you started? That was the situation for a young black man… Continue reading

ART offers fresh, funny ‘Heart of Robin Hood’

CAMBRIDGE — The legend of Robin Hood has been told so many different times in so many different ways — even Mel Brooks took a whack at it — that you would be… Continue reading