Tag Archive: review

MRT focuses on Cambodian experience in ‘Year Zero’

LOWELL — Charles Towers, the artistic director of the Merrimack Repertory Theartre who will be retiring at the end of the 2014-15 season, made it his mission to find a play that would… Continue reading

Sit back and let ‘The Lion King’ wash over you

BOSTON — The route of animated film to live stage production has worked out pretty well for Disney Theatricals. Animated movies such as “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin,” “The Little Mermaid” and “Tarzan”… Continue reading

Former ‘Cosby’ star makes fine ‘Dinner’ companion

BOSTON — Alas, there was a time when love did not conquer all, even in 1967 San Francisco, the American capital of liberalism and tolerance, where young people dissented and protested to their… Continue reading

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