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Sep 20 2016

THEATER: REGULAR SINGING/COMPANY/ MARJORIE PRIME

By | September 20th, 2016|Theater|1 Comment

Still catching my breath and catching up with three more on the boards to check out: REGULAR SINGING at NEW REP THEATRE takes the final bite out of the four-part “The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country ” cycle of plays by Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Nelson. We now know this family intimately as [...]

Sep 17 2016

THEATER: “BLASTED”

By | September 17th, 2016|Theater|0 Comments

Here's a tough assignment, but a worthy one- and you have only two more chances to experience it: See BLASTED, presented by Off the Grid Theatre Company. John Kuntz directs a fearless three person cast who in 90 minutes rip our guts out. BLASTED by Sarah Kane forces us to confront the cruelties human beings inflict on one another, in intimate [...]

Sep 16 2016

THEATER: Significant Other, Sunday in the Park With George

By | September 16th, 2016|Theater|0 Comments

The new theater season is upon us! So much theater, so little time. I've seen 9 plays in the last 9 days! (Already reviewed CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE). Here are two more: Greg Maraio, Kris Sidberry, Sarah Elizabeth Bedard, Jordan Clark. Photo by Justin Saglio SIGNIFICANT OTHER--Rush down to SpeakEasy Stage Company and SEE THIS before it goes to BROADWAY. I [...]

Aug 31 2016

THEATER: Notes From the Field: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION/Anna Deavere Smith schools us

By | August 31st, 2016|Theater|1 Comment

Anna Deavere Smith and Marcus Shelby in "Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education." Photo: Evgenia Eliseeva Marshalling her considerable creative forces and once again singlehandedly conjuring a wildly diverse array of characters, Anna Deavere Smith schools us from the front lines of education vs.race in these not yet United States. NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING [...]

Jul 31 2016

WIN FREE TICKETS: “CRAZY FOR YOU” REAGLE MUSIC THEATRE

By | July 31st, 2016|Theater|2 Comments

ENTER TO WIN:  One of 10 PAIRS of tickets to the 7:30 pm performance on Friday, August 5th!   Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is giving away 10 PAIRS of tickets to the final show in its 48th Summer Season - Crazy for You!  This exclusive Joyce's Choices giveaway is for the 7:30 pm show on Friday, August 5th. Crazy for You runs From August 4-14 [...]

Jul 30 2016

THEATER ROUND UP: LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, THE LAST SCHWARTZ, MARY POPPINS, THE T-PARTY

By | July 30th, 2016|Theater|0 Comments

From the best nanny to the last Schwartz, Shakespearean lovers to LGBTQ rendez-vous's--there's a lot worth your while as you while away these midsummer nights. FIRST, pack a picnic and head down to the heart of Boston to see Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's latest FREE Shakespeare on the common. This is one of their best productions ever! Now until August 7 don't [...]

Jul 14 2016

THEATER: CUISINE & CONFESSIONS

By | July 14th, 2016|Dance, Music, Theater|0 Comments

It's a feast for body and soul on a summer night: a troupe of young, sexy, international performers begin whirling about the stage, turning somersaults, tossing eggs, telling stories and cooking up their latest recipe for love, laughter, and courage in what Poet Jack Gilbert called "the furnace of this world." The show is called CUISINE & CONFESSIONS performed [...]

Jul 01 2016

THEATER: BEDLAM’s SHAKESPEARE 2 WAYS

By | July 1st, 2016|Theater|0 Comments

It's BEDLAM out there and I am referring to the rambunctious and fantastically subversive theater troupe out of NYC who takes a hearty bite out of Shakespeare, or rather two bites of the same juicy apple. The Bard called his gender-bending comedy of love, manners, and female empowerment TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL. BEDLAM takes the title literally and [...]