Tag Archive: Paulus

‘Pippin’ makes triumphant trek across the river

BOSTON — When the curtain first went up at the American Repertory Theater’s production of “Pippin” in Cambridge in 2012, there was an audible gasp from the audience. Were they in the wrong… Continue reading

‘Waitress’: A pie provocateur with an angel’s voice

CAMBRIDGE – When I would be coming home late at night from my part-time job, my refuge while waiting for my bus was the now-defunct Ashmont Diner in Peabody Square in Dorchester. I… Continue reading

‘The Last Two People’ is a joyous musical ride

CAMBRIDGE — “And now” — as they used to say on the BBC TV show “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” — “for something completely different.” The production of “The Last Two People on Earth:… Continue reading

Parks’ ‘Father’: Greek poetry meets the Civil War

CAMBRIDGE — I knew the time I spent translating Homer’s “The Odyssey” and “The Iliad” from the ancient Greek into English at B.C. High decades ago would come in handy someday. It has… Continue reading

Second star to the right, and on to Broadway

  CAMBRIDGE — Move over, Cathy Rigby, Peter Pan is again flying on a Boston-area stage, even if  “Finding Neverland” is really about the author of “Peter Pan,” J.M. Barrie, and his relationship… Continue reading

‘Witness Uganda’: An inspiring African journey

CAMBRIDGE — When you travel 7,000 miles to find yourself, what happens when you feel even more lost than you were before you started? That was the situation for a young black man… Continue reading