No Exit

April 29, 2017
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Play (1944)
by Jean-Paul Sartre
Adapted from the French
by Paul Bowles
Directed by Katharine Jordan
Exiled Theatre
Auspicious Phoenix:
The Space Studio
438 Somerville Avenue
Somerville, MA
April 14-30, 2017

A delightfully intimate production of the existential classic.

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Beckett in Brief

April 28, 2017
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Three Short Plays
by Samuel Beckett
Directed by James Seymour
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Presented by BabsonArts
Sorenson Center for the Arts
Babson College, Wellesley, MA
April 27 – May 7, 2017
With Will Lyman, Ken Baltin, Ashley Risteen

A varied and interesting presentation of three Beckett works, two relatively abstract and one very down to earth.

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17 Border Crossings

April 27, 2017
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Play, Performance
Creation, production design and performance
by Thaddeus Phillips
ArtsEmerson
Liebergott Black Box Theatre, Paramount Center
April 19-29, 2017

A brilliantly written and delivered, and very inventively staged, one-man show about going across international boundaries.

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New York Festival of Song Gala Honoring Stephen Sondheim

April 19, 2017
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Concert
Composer, lyricist and honoree: Stephen Sondheim
Pianist and host: Steven Blier
New York Festival of Song
Artistic Directors Steven Blier and Michael Barrett
Gala event chairs: Hal Prince and Jamie Bernstein
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
April 19, 2017, 7pm

A wonderful array of Sondheim songs played and sung expertly, and introduced with brilliance, warmth and wit by pianist and artistic director Steven Blier.

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Indecent

April 19, 2017
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Play (2017)
by Paula Vogel
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Cort Theater, Broadway, New York

A contextualized treatment of the history and presentation of a theatrical production in Warsaw in 1920 of God of Vengeance, a play by Yiddish writer Sholem Asch featuring a lesbian relationship.

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The Little Foxes

April 18, 2017
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Play (1939)
by Lillian Hellman
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
Manhattan Theatre Club
Samuel J. Friedman Theater
New York, NY
Through 7/2/2017
With Laura Linney, Cynthia Nixon, Richard Thomas

An exceptionally good production of the Lillian Hellman classic, set in the South at the turn of the twentieth century, about marriage, family, and the financial shenanigans influencing them.

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Coyote On A Fence

April 15, 2017
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Play (1998)
by Bruce Graham
Hub Theatre Company of Boston
First Church In Boston
March 31 – April 15, 2017

A drama about two prisoners on death row.

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Interview with Terence Davies

April 14, 2017
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An interview with the director of A Quiet Passion, the just-released film about nineteenth century American poet Emily Dickinson.

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