The Last Two People On Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville

May 16, 2015
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Musical (2015)
World Premiere
Direction and Choreography by Susan Stroman
Musical Direction by Paul Ford
American Repertory Theater
Loeb Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge
May 12 – 31, 2015
With Mandy Patinkin, Taylor Mac

A wild ride in song and dance, situated at the end of a globally overcooked world, featuring two incredible showmen playing surviving hobos.

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Iris

May 15, 2015
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Film (2014)
Documentary
Directed by Albert Maysles
Film Editing by Paul Lovelace
With Carl Apfel, Iris Apfel
Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

A charming and beautifully constructed portrait of Iris Apfel, the nonagenarian fashion maven with a completely distinctive style and a fabulous sense of humor.

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Mothers and Sons

May 14, 2015
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Play (2013)
by Terrence McNally
Directed by Paul Daigneault
SpeakEasy Stage Company
Boston Center for the Arts
South End, Boston
May 8 – June 6, 2015

The aged, lonely and embittered mother of a long-dead victim of AIDS visits his former lover and his current husband and their son.

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Julius Caesar

May 12, 2015
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Play (1599)
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Olivia D’Ambrosio
Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston
Boston Center for the Arts
South End, Boston
May 9 – 30, 2015

A condensed and fervent take on the original, embellished by guiding narrative and haunting song.

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Far From The Madding Crowd

May 8, 2015
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Film (2015)
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg
Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy
Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge
With Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts

An independent young woman’s story of self-reliance, misalliance and rediscovery in the Thomas Hardy classic set in nineteenth century rural England.

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Scenes from an Adultery

May 7, 2015
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Play (2015)
by Ronan Noone
Directed by
Bridget Kathleen O’Leary
New Repertory Theatre
Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA
April 25 – May 17, 2015

A witty knot of a play about fidelity in friendship and marriage.

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Mr g

April 30, 2015
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Play
Adapted by Wesley Savick
From the book by Alan Lightman
Directed by Wesley Savick
Underground Railway Theater
Central Square Theater
April 23 – May 24, 2015

An entertainingly presumptive goof on the thoughts, motivations and responses of the Creator to the work “he” hath wrought.

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5 To 7

April 24, 2015
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Film (2014)
Written and directed by Victor Levin
With Anton Yelchin, Bérénice Marlohe, Olivia Thirlby, Lambert Wilson, Glenn Close, Frank Langella, Eric Stoltz

An offbeat fable about a young American man who enters into a carefully legislated romance with an older married French woman.

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