Informed Consent

March 2, 2017
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Play (2014)
by Deborah Zoe Laufer
Directed by Dale J. Young
Apollinaire Theatre
Chelsea Theatre Works
Chelsea, MA
February 17 – March 12, 2017

A genetic research project violates the mores of an indigenous tribe.

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The Night of the Iguana

February 24, 2017
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Play (1961)
by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Michael Wilson
American Repertory Theater
Loeb Theatre, Harvard University,
Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA
February 18 – March 18, 2017
With Bill Heck, Amanda Plummer, Dana Delany, James Earl Jones, Elizabeth Ashley

A beautifully produced version of the Tennessee Williams classic about despair and unexpected love set in a seaside town in Mexico.

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Really

February 23, 2017
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Play (2017)
by Jackie Sibblies Drury
Directed by Shawn LaCount
Company One Theatre
at Matter & Light Fine Art, SoWa
with support from Gallery Kayafas
January 25 – March 5, 2017

An existential meditation on photography, art, expressiveness, mortality and realism.

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Schuller, Mozart , Beethoven

February 21, 2017
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Concert
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Gunther Schuller (1925-2015)
Seven Studies on Themes of
Paul Klee
(1959)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-Flat
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat, “Eroica”
Symphony Hall, Boston

Jazzy but precise Schuller, delicate and melliflous Mozart and carefully choreographed Beethoven.

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A United Kingdom

February 17, 2017
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Film (2017)
Directed by Amma Asante
With David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike

The moving historic account of an African tribal king studying in England who marries a white woman and returns to his homeland.

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Trans Scripts, Part I:
The Women

January 31, 2017
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Play
Written by Paul Lucas
Directed by Jo Bonney
American Repertory Theater
Loeb Drama Center
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
January 19 – February 5, 2017

A compelling performance piece based on interviews with transgender women.

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Thurgood

January 26, 2017
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Play (2006)
by George Stevens, Jr.
Directed by Benny Sato Ambush
New Repertory Theatre
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Watertown, MA
January 7 – February 9, 2017
Featuring Johnny Lee Davenport as
Thurgood Marshall

A gripping portrait of the late great Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall, with a tour de force solo performance by Johnny Lee Davenport.

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Intimate Exchanges

January 22, 2017
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Play (1983)
by Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Olivia D’Ambrosio
The Nora Theatre Company
Central Square Theater
Central Square, Cambridge
January 12 – February 12, 2017

A terrific production of a brilliantly witty play in which two actors play at least five characters and in which the action changes from performance to performance.

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