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ART’s ‘ExtraOrdinary’ needed more songs, less talk

  CAMBRIDGE – “ExtraOrdinary” presumably takes its name from a song in the musical “Pippin,” which the American Repertory Theater presented in 2012 and then transferred over to Broadway, where it won the… Continue reading

Hughes’ words ring out again in ‘The Black Clown’

CAMBRIDGE — Langston Hughes wrote his poem “The Black Clown” in 1931 but as with many other timeless works, the words sing forever, recalling various aspects of the black experience in this country,… Continue reading

Andy, Truman would have loved ‘WARHOLCAPOTE’

CAMBRIDGE – Andy Warhol and Truman Capote would likely have approved of the creativity in what the American Repertory Theater is calling the new production based on their relationship. “WarholCapote,” subtitled “a non-fiction… Continue reading

ART’s ‘Arrabal’: An unlikely pairing, but it works

CAMBRIDGE – It is an unlikely alliance, but somehow it works. “Arrabal” marries the tango, the Argentinian national dance, with the harrowing tale of a low point in the country’s history, and the… Continue reading

ART’s ‘Iguana’ may be next on the road to NYC

CAMBRIDGE – Director Michael Wilson is a passionate advocate of the works of Tennessee Williams. As artistic director of Hartford Stage, he produced a marathon of Williams’ works from 1998 to 2011 that… Continue reading

ART’s ‘Fingersmith’: Dark doings in the Victorian era

CAMBRIDGE – On the darkest days of the year, the American Repertory Theater is offering a work exploring characters involved in the darkest of deeds, awash in the darkest of humor. “Fingersmith,” award-winning… Continue reading

After a journey into hell, Ensler’s still here

  Good times and bum times, I’ve seen ’em all And, my dear, I’m still here Plush velvet sometimes Sometimes just pretzels and beer, but I’m here – “I’m Still Here,” by Stephen… Continue reading