Tag Archive: review

Company One’s ‘Astro Boy’ a multimedia marvel

  BOSTON — It its 15 years of existence, the work of the Boston-based theater company Company One has been described in many ways : fresh, original, diverse, provocative. One adjective I’ve never… Continue reading

Delightful ‘Me and My Girl’ is Reagle at its best

WALTHAM — Give Bob Eagle and his Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston credit. He knows what his audiences want and he gives it to them. Even when staging the grandest and biggest… Continue reading

‘Anything Goes’ gets NSMT off to a de-lovely start

BEVERLY — “Anything Goes” gets the North Shore Music Theatre 2014 season off to a delightful, de-lovely start with the music of Cole Porter and the stunning choreography of Michael Lichtefeld. “Anything Goes”… Continue reading

‘The Tempest’: The ART has more magic to do

  CAMBRIDGE — It turns out that even after the Tony Award-winning revival of “Pippin,” the American Repertory Theatre still had more “Magic To Do.” And while ART Artistic Director Diane Paulus was… Continue reading

‘Sila’ is a strong blend of entertainment, education

CAMBRIDGE — The partnership between the two resident theaters at the Central Square Theatre and nearby MIT — the Catalyst Collaborative@MIT —- has produced, far more often than not, plays that have been… Continue reading

BCT’s ‘Homework Machine’ showcases talented teens

BOSTON — Sometimes, when you talk to people who have just seen a production of the Boston Children’s Theatre, they remark on the quality of the production, and are surprised how professional both… Continue reading

‘Becoming Cuba’ loses focus in the second act

BOSTON — The Huntington Theatre Company has certainly put its money where its mouth is in supporting and presenting the work of a whole cadre of young playwrights. including Melinda Lopez, Kirsten Greenidge,… Continue reading

‘Unbleached American’: Fine acting, needs tweaking

STONEHAM — Fame can be very much a two-edged sword, especially when your fame is generated by a song whose title will end up haunting you until the end of your days. And… Continue reading

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ is delightfully ditzy fun

NORWELL — “The Drowsy Chaperone”  is pretty much the perfect spring musical. Escape is what we want from the dreariness of the past winter and even the early spring, and here it is… Continue reading

‘Lebensraum’ a worthy tribute to silent-era comics

  BOSTON — Silence can be a lot of things — golden, deafening. But silence in the Dutch production “Lebensraum” (“Habitat”) which ends a short run this weekend (April 13) at the Paramount… Continue reading