Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

October 23, 2020

Film (2020)
Directed by Jason Woliner
Based on a character created by Sacha Baron Cohen
With Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova

A completely tasteless, grotesque and utterly uproarious send up, based on the Kazakhstani character made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen in the first Borat film from 2006.

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The Trial of the Chicago 7

October 16, 2020

Film (2020)
Written and directed by
Aaron Sorkin
Netflix

A dramatization of the trial of a group of young leftist political leaders who promoted, in 1968, a massive demonstration at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

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The Rabbi Goes West

June 1, 2020

Directed by
Amy Geller, Gerald Peary
Screenplay by Gerald Peary

Film site, with schedule of virtual screenings
A look into the activities of an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and his wife who moved to Montana to help Jews there rediscover their faith.

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Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

February 13, 2020

Musical (1967)
Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado
Music by Galt Macdermot

Directed and choreographed by Rachel Bertone
New Repertory Theatre
Mosesian Center for the Arts
Watertown, MA
January 26 – February 23, 2020

A remounting of the original hippie musical which saw its release on Broadway fifty-two years ago.

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Sweat

February 11, 2020

Play (2015)
by Lynn Nottage

Directed by Kimberly Senior
Huntington Theatre Company
Huntington Avenue Theatre
Symphony Hall area, Boston
January 31 – March 1, 2020

A fictionalized narrative drawn from interviews with factory workers in Reading, PA.

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Truly, Madly, Deeply: Brahms, Bolcom, Lehár, Mozart, Rossini

February 9, 2020

Concert
Mistral Music
St. Paul’s Church
Brookline, MA
February 9, 2020 5:00pm

A delightfully light-ish collection of love-inspired pieces in honor of Valentine’s Day.

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Detroit Red

February 6, 2020

Play
by Will Power
World Premiere

Directed by Lee Sunday Evans
ArtsEmerson
Emerson Paramount Center
Theater district, Boston
February 1-16, 2020

A narratively collage-like, but intense and heartfelt, account of the early days of Malcolm X in Boston and New York.

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Gloria: A Life

January 30, 2020

Play (2020)
by Emily Mann

Directed by Diane Paulus
American Repertory Theater
Loeb Drama Center
Harvard University
Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA
January 24 – March 1, 2020

Starring Patricia Kalember
An informative, entertaining and inspiring account of the life and career of the noted woman’s rights activist Gloria Steinem.

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