The Goldberg Variations

February 8, 2019
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Concert
The Goldberg Variations
Arranged by Sarah Darling, Alex Fortes, Simone Dinnerstein,
and A Far Cry

A Far Cry
Simone Dinnerstein, piano

Jordan Hall
Symphony Hall area, Boston
February 8, 2019, 8:00pm

An amazing string chamber ensemble, along with a superb pianist, present a thoughtful and sometimes amusingly varied reworking of the classic Bach piano work.

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Winter Panto: Paul Bunyan and the Winter of the Blue Snow

February 7, 2019
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Play, Musical (2019)
by Matthew Woods and the Ensemble
Director: Matthew Woods
Imaginary Beasts
Charlestown Working Theater
Charlestown, MA
January 17 – February 10, 2019

A wonderfully rambunctious romp, full of endless gags, word play, and a high degree of energetic fun.

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Work and Life

February 3, 2019
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Concert
Compositions by John McDonald, Julia Soojin Cavallaro, Adam Simon, Francis Poulenc, Joaquin Nin, Franz Schubert

Granoff Music Center,
Tufts University
Medford, MA
February 3, 2019, 3:00pm

A fabulously inventive and beautifully conceived array of new compositions and their traditional inspirations, superbly performed.

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Well

January 24, 2019
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Play (2004)
by Lisa Kron
Directed by Marta Rainer
Wellesley Repertory Theatre
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
January 17 – February 10, 2019

A play posing as a performance piece that purports to be about health issues but more fundamentally is about familial ones.

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Dorrance Dance

January 19, 2019
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Dance Performance
Dorrance Dance
Artistic Director: Michelle Dorrance

World Music/ CRASHArts
Cutler Majestic Theater
January 18-19, 2019

An exuberantly inventive combination of tap and modern dance.

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Othello

January 18, 2019
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Play (1603)
by William Shakespeare

Directed by Bill Rauch
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Production
American Repertory Theater
Loeb Drama Center, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
January 13 – February 9, 2019

The classic tale of manipulation and jealousy in a contemporary military setting.

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The End of TV

January 17, 2019
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Performance, Play
by Manual Cinema
ArtsEmerson
Paramount Center
Theater District, Boston
January 16-27, 2019

A wild, wonderfully bizarre, and entertaining combination of puppetry, film, live acting, and music with a moving underlying story.

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A Doll’s House, Part 2

January 10, 2019
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Play (2017)
by Lucas Hnath

Directed by Les Waters
Huntington Theatre Company
Boston University Theater
Symphony Hall Area, Boston
January 4 – February 3, 2019

A sequel to the Ibsen classic, set fifteen years later.

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