Tag Archive: Merrimack Repertory Theatre

At MRT, the ‘sage of suburbia’ is alive and well

LOWELL – She was the unlikeliest of media superstars. Erma Bombeck reveled in being an “ordinary” mother and housewife. The suburban sage described her typical workday as “blazing a trail from the laundry… Continue reading

At MRT, worlds collide in a Covid-style Christmas

LOWELL —  As the Covid-19 pandemic continues unabated, theatrical works that incorporate the pandemic have also become more common as playwrights work to become both topical and relevant. So it’s no surprise that… Continue reading

‘The Wickhams’: Austen’s characters enchant again

LOWELL  — They’re back. Who? Jane Austen’s iconic characters from “Pride and Prejudice” are back in Lowell for the holidays in the person of “The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley,” the companion piece by… Continue reading