Company

September 16, 2016
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Musical (1970)
Music and lyrics by
Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Spiro Veloudos
Music Director: Catherine Sfornetta
Choreography and Musical Staging: Rachel Bertone
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Copley Square area, Boston
September 2 – October 9, 2016

An often delightful and lively account of the earlyish Sondheim meditation on marriage and solitude.

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Sunday In The Park With George

September 15, 2016
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Musical (1984)
Music and lyrics by
Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Peter DuBois
Huntington Theatre Company
Boston University Theater
Symphony Hall area, Boston
September 9 – October 16, 2016

A sweet and tightly produced version of the Sondheim musical about Georges Seurat and his iconic painting Sunday Afternoon on La Grande Jatte (1884).

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Interview with Joshua Marston,
Writer/Director of
Complete Unknown

September 1, 2016
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Interview
Joshua Marston

A conversation with Joshua Marston, writer and director of the new film Complete Unknown, scheduled to open in Boston on September 2, 2016.

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Interview with Ira Sachs,
Writer/Director of Little Men

August 29, 2016
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Interview
Ira Sachs

A conversation with Ira Sachs,
writer and director of the new independent film Little Men,
scheduled to open in Boston
on September 2, 2016.

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Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education

August 25, 2016
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Performance, Play (2016)
Created, Written and Performed by Anna Deavere Smith
Directed by Leonard Foglia
American Repertory Theater
Loeb Theater, Harvard University
Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA
August 20 – September 17, 2016

A superbly conceived and delivered, and very moving, inquiry into racism, schools and incarceration.

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Florence Foster Jenkins

August 12, 2016
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Film (2016)
Directed by Stephen Frears
Screenplay by Nicholas Martin
With Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant

A hilarious and remarkably touching comedy based in fact, about a society lady who, in the 1940s, thought she could sing though she couldn’t, but made courageous though vain attempts to prove she could.

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Anthropoid

August 12, 2016
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Film (2016)
Directed by Sean Ellis
Screenplay by Sean Ellis and
Anthony Frewin

Based in fact, a dramatization of the plan, in the early 1940s, by Czech freedom fighters to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, a high ranking Nazi dubbed The Butcher of Prague.

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Dog Paddle

August 4, 2016
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Play
by Reto Finger
Translated by Lily Sykes
Directed by Guy Ben-Aharon
Bridge Repertory Theater
Studio Theater at
Central Square Theater
Central Square, Cambridge, MA
United States Premiere
August 4-20, 2016

A beautifully directed and acted morsel of absurdist drama with a millennial twist.

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