Just One Drop: The Story Behind the Homeopathy Controversy

November 23, 2017
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Film (2017)
Documentary
Written and directed by
Laurel Chiten
Upcoming Boston area screening:
December 14, 2017
Regent Theatre, Arlington, MA

A dense, interesting and informative film about the history, the benefits of, and the challenges to, the alternative medical practice of homeopathy.

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Tartuffe

November 16, 2017
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Play (1664)
by Molière
Translated by Ranjit Bolt
Directed by Peter DuBois
Huntington Theatre Company
Symphony Hall area, Boston
November 10 – December 10, 2017

An innovative, sparkling and energetic interpretation of the once-controversial seventeenth century farce about a manipulative religious hypocrite.

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Souvenir

November 10, 2017
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Play (2004)
by Stephen Temperley
Directed by Spiro Veloudos
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Copley Square area, Boston
October 20 – November 19, 2017
With Leigh Barrett, Will McGarrahan

Set in the first half of the twentieth century, a funny as well as poignant portrayal of the famous heiress who could not sing in tune but who drew audiences by the thousands.

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Silent Sky

November 2, 2017
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Play (2015)
by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Sean Daniels
Merrimack Repertory Theatre
Lowell, MA
October 18 – November 12, 2017

A witty and moving account of the career of Henrietta Leavitt, a Harvard researcher and a major contributor to astronomy in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Steven Blier, Artistic Director, New York Festival of Song (NYFOS)

October 31, 2017
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Interview
October 31, 2017

A discussion with the noted accompanist, voice teacher, and artistic director of the eminent vocal music series, New York Festival of Song, now celebrating its thirtieth season, about their upcoming Bernstein centennial celebration concert in New York featuring Songfest (1977), Bernstein’s acclaimed work based on poems by thirteen noted American authors.

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The Paris Opera

October 27, 2017
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Film
Documentary
Directed by Jean-Stéphane Bron
Kendall Square Cinema
Cambridge, MA
Opens October 27, 2017

A fascinating and surprisingly dramatic inside look at the artistic and administrative goings on in the various departments of the Paris Opera complex.

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Oleanna

October 26, 2017
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Play (1992)
by David Mamet
Directed by Elaine Vaan Hogue
New Repertory Theater
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Watertown, MA
October 14 – November 5, 2017

An interesting take on the Mamet drama about a tragic encounter between a male college professor and a female student.

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The Revolutionists

October 23, 2017
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Play (2017)
by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Courtney O’Connor
Central Square Theater
Central Square, Cambridge, MA
October 19 – November 12, 2017

A fanciful dramatic comedy set in post-revolutionary France of the early 1790s, featuring four strong, mostly historic, female characters.

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