Passengers

October 1, 2019
Thumbnail image for Passengers

Play, Dance, Performance, Circus
The 7 Fingers
ArtsEmerson
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
Theater district, Boston
September 25 – October 13, 2019

A wonderfully choreographed compendium of dance, acrobatics and other circus treats by the smallish (but growing) noted Montreal-based circus.

Read the full article →

Nixon’s Nixon

September 28, 2019
Thumbnail image for Nixon’s Nixon

Play (2006)
by Russell Lees

Directed by Elaine Vaan Hogue
New Repertory Theatre
Mosesian Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA
September 14 – October 6, 2019

A beautifully acted two-person play about Nixon and Kissinger on Nixon’s last night in office.

Read the full article →

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

September 27, 2019
Thumbnail image for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Play (1966)
by Tom Stoppard

Directed by Peter DuBois
Huntington Theatre Company
Huntington Avenue Theatre
Symphony Hall area, Boston
September 20 – October 20, 2019

An energetic and beautifully produced rendition of the early Stoppard takeoff on two minor characters in Hamlet.

Read the full article →

The Crucible

September 26, 2019
Thumbnail image for The Crucible

Play (1953)
by Arthur Miller

Directed by Eric Tucker
The Nora Theatre Company
in conjunction with
Bedlam
Central Square Theater
Central Square, Cambridge, MA
September 12 – October 13, 2019

A passionately unhinged production of the modern classic about the Salem witch hunts of the seventeenth century.

Read the full article →

Little Shop of Horrors

September 19, 2019
Thumbnail image for Little Shop of Horrors

Musical (1982)
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Based on the film (1960) by Roger Corman
Screenplay by Charles Griffith
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Copley Square area, Boston
August 30 – October 6, 2019

An exuberant and wonderfully staged revival of the show about a flower shop with a plant that eats humans.

Read the full article →

Virtue and Virtuosity: Bach, Berio, Yamada, Beethoven

September 13, 2019
Thumbnail image for Virtue and Virtuosity: Bach, Berio, Yamada, Beethoven

Concert
A Far Cry
Jordan Hall
Symphony Hall area
September 13, 2019 8:00pm

An exquisitely performed series of offerings by Boston’s very own highly virtuosic, yet democratically organized, string chamber ensemble.

Read the full article →

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

September 13, 2019
Thumbnail image for Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Film (2019)
Documentary

Directed by Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Reviewed by Tim Jackson
A new portrait of the noted vocal powerhouse.

Read the full article →

Official Secrets
director Gavin Hood and journalist Martin Bright

August 28, 2019
Thumbnail image for <em>Official Secrets</em><br>director Gavin Hood and journalist Martin Bright

Interview
Speaking with Gavin Hood, director of the new film Official Secrets and Martin Bright, the British journalist who is portrayed in it.

Read the full article →