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THEATER: TRACES, RECONSIDERING HANNA(H)

THEATER: TRACES, RECONSIDERING HANNA(H)

Joyce Kulhawik October 7, 2014 0

RUSH to see TRACES–a vibrant gorgeous troupe of Canadian circus performers known as LES DOIGTS DE LA MAIN– or “Seven fingers of the hand.” It won’t take you long to get a handle on them. Hanging

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THEATER: “BENT” “FAR FROM HEAVEN”

THEATER: “BENT” “FAR FROM HEAVEN”

Joyce Kulhawik October 1, 2014 0

  Really GOOD and less good–my assessment of two plays now onstage in Boston. Let’s begin with the really “GOOD”– in capital letters– production of BENT at Zeitgeist Stage Company. It’s a tremendously moving production, keenly directed by David Miller, and much

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THEATER: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”

THEATER: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”

Joyce Kulhawik September 23, 2014 0

Who could forget Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, and Hepburn’s niece (I could forget her) in the landmark 1967 film about a rich white girl bringing her black upwardly mobile fiance home to

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THEATER: “EMILIE: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight”

THEATER: “EMILIE: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight”

Joyce Kulhawik September 16, 2014 0

The title is unwieldy–but in her day she wielded enough intellectual and sexual heat to amp up the already significant wattage of the Age of Enlightenment. Emilie du Chatelet should be a household name

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THEATER: SWEENEY TODD

THEATER: SWEENEY TODD

Joyce Kulhawik September 11, 2014 2

SWEENEY TODD– Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning masterpiece is a damned fine musical–emphasis on “damned.” We’re talking a macabre plot based on a 19th century English “penny dreadful” involving a demon barber–wrongfully imprisoned, his wife

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LABOR DAY WEEKEND ARTS GUIDE: “FENCES” at Gloucester Stage & MORE!

LABOR DAY WEEKEND ARTS GUIDE: “FENCES” at Gloucester Stage & MORE!

Joyce Kulhawik August 28, 2014 0

Let me help you make your Labor Day Weekend plans! Start by heading up to glorious Gloucester for a remarkable Gloucester Stage Company production of August Wilson’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece FENCES, featuring an

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THEATER: FINDING NEVERLAND

THEATER: FINDING NEVERLAND

Joyce Kulhawik August 25, 2014 2

The world premiere musical FINDING NEVERLAND now playing at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge is part magic and mostly schlock– which might be a recipe for a Broadway smash (It’s headed there in

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THEATER: TWELFTH NIGHT (felt like thirteen)

THEATER: TWELFTH NIGHT (felt like thirteen)

Joyce Kulhawik August 1, 2014 0

I hate to say this– but Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s latest FREE Shakespeare on the Common TWELFTH NIGHT-- was a drag. And I’m not referring to the Bard’s familiar penchant for having girls dress like

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THEATER: ASTRO BOY &THE GOD OF COMICS

THEATER: ASTRO BOY &THE GOD OF COMICS

Joyce Kulhawik July 23, 2014 0

ASTRO BOY & THE GOD OF COMICS Company One’s latest production- is fast and fun, but also deeply, darkly moving, resonating far beyond the thin black comic book lines materializing before us onstage. Leave

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JOIN ME AT THE HANOVER!!!

JOIN ME AT THE HANOVER!!!

Joyce Kulhawik July 15, 2014 1

I have a special invitation for you–Please join me in Worcester for this historic event!! I have been working in the arts community for over thirty years.  I have seen it all, from world

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