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Sondheim upstages cast in ‘Sondheim on Sondheim’

BOSTON – God bless Spiro Veloudos. For that matter, God bless Peter DuBois. They are dedicated disciples of the work of Stephen Sondheim, the iconic songwriter whose work has graced many of the… Continue reading

Downsized ‘Fair Lady’ loses none of its luster

BOSTON – It’s gotten to the point where we’re never surprised at what artists such as Artistic Director Spiro Veloudos and Director Scott Edmiston can do in the intimate Lyric Stage Company space… Continue reading

‘Sweeney Todd’: Murder, mayhem and theater magic

BOSTON — In 1980, I was sitting on the porch of the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge after a performance of “Anyone Can Whistle” at the Berkshire Theatre Festival when an actor named… Continue reading

After slow start, sun shines on ‘The Secret Garden’

  STONEHAM — There is much that is beautiful about the Stoneham Theatre’s production of the musical “The Secret Garden,” but you can’t get away from the fact that it is decidedly downbeat… Continue reading

Lyric’s ‘Working’ doesn’t work most of the time

BOSTON — We all do it — working, that is — but that doesn’t mean it will make for a great musical. Studs Terkel’s epic 1974 work that compiled oral histories of the… Continue reading