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A musical fantasy recalls a dark day for gays

BOSTON – As the celebration of Boston’s annual Pride Week continued on the streets of the city, a group of actors were observing the occasion in a very different way: By retelling the… Continue reading

Speakeasy’s ‘Once’ is awash with small pleasures

BOSTON – Even Broadway, the home of such blockbusters as “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables,” occasional succumbs to the charms of a smaller, more intimate work, with the accent on characters,… Continue reading

With ‘Fun Home,’ Speakeasy Stage makes a statement

BOSTON – Speakeasy Stage Company has emerged from its fringe beginnings to become one of the finest theatrical troupes in the city – period. Speakeasy has made a habit of bringing some of… Continue reading

At Speakeasy, a profane, passionate family drama

BOSTON – The playwright Stephen Adly Giurgis draws characters that are both profane and passionate, gritty, complicated, flawed but totally human and real. Very real. They often find themselves on the margins of… Continue reading