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OWI’s ‘Red Velvet’: A powerful bookend of Othellos

BOSTON – June is bustin’ out all over. For some of Boston’s smaller theater companies, that isn’t good news. With June has come first sighting of decent weather and everyone rushing outside ,… Continue reading

Re-tooled ‘Allegiance’: Passion, power but flawed

BOSTON – The musical “Allegiance” is a passion project. One of its earliest supporters was the Japanese-American actor George Takei, of “Star Trek” fame who starred in the Broadway run and a recent… Continue reading

BCT’s ‘Charlie Brown’ is a charming holiday show

BOSTON – The life lessons that Charles M. Schulz imparted in his classic comic strip “Peanuts” have stood the test of time. So have his characters: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the… Continue reading

Speakeasy’s ‘team’ shines in ‘The Curious Incident’

BOSTON – In sports parlance, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is a total team effort. The Speakeasy Stage Company production of the Tony Award-winning play by Simon Stephens at… Continue reading

Prepare to be engaged in Cobb’s ‘American Moor’

BOSTON – Keith Hamilton Cobb was an English major at NYU when he fell in love with the work of a man who had died more than four centuries before. Cobb’s relationship with… Continue reading

BCT’s budding stars deliver vibrant ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’

BOSTON – The Boston Children’s Theatre and its New England Theatreworks troupe have shown in recent years that they are up to the challenge of works such as “Spring Awakening” and “The Diary… Continue reading

O’Neill’s ‘Sister Anonymous’ entertains and informs

BOSTON – The play “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” by Stephen Bergman and Janet Surrey was presented at the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown in 2006 and I was blown away by the… Continue reading