Tag Archive: BCA

McNally broke new ground with ‘Mothers & Sons’

BOSTON — We are products of our own experiences, but we change and grow through the years and often our attitudes change. Playwright Terrence McNally, who is gay and married, found himself intrigued… Continue reading

Moonbox’s ‘Kimberly’ will reward you in the end

BOSTON — All you need to know about the title character in David Lindsay-Abaire‘s “Kimberly Akimbo” is that she is a 65-year-old teenager. And she’s the normal one. Moonbox Productions takes on the… Continue reading

‘Second Girl’ chronicles Irish immigrants’ struggle

BOSTON — The young women came to these shores by the droves from Ireland in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, seeking a better life but in many cases finding only backbreaking… Continue reading

‘A Future Perfect’: 30-somethings at the crossroads

BOSTON — Is it possible to have both a thriving career and family? What does the decision to have or not have a child say about your values? Is the worth of a… Continue reading

Kuntz’s ‘Monsters’: original, interesting, confusing

BOSTON — Perhaps, as a playwright, John Kuntz is operating at a different level than most of his audience. His highly-developed imagination often moves a bit quicker than we other folks following him… Continue reading

Moonbox’s ‘Musical’: Talent, energy and enthusiasm

BOSTON — When energy, enthusiasm and talent all converge in one place, you get a show like Moonbox Productions’ production of “The Musical of Musicals (the Musical),” now being performed through Dec. 20… Continue reading

Speakeasy’s intense ‘Bad Jews’ crackles and sizzles

BOSTON — The name alone has created a controversy of sorts. The Speakeasy Stage Company‘s production “Bad Jews” by Joshua Harmon at the Calderwood Pavilion of the Boston Center for the Arts isn’t… Continue reading

The ‘Beasts’ score again with highly-original ‘Knock!’

BOSTON — As a people, Russians have not often been associated with great senses of humor. Yakov Smirnoff doesn’t count. And avant-garde humor — albeit black humor that may not be transparent at… Continue reading