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MOVIE: SEXY SILENTS

MOVIE: SEXY SILENTS

Joyce Kulhawik February 23, 2016 2

It’s a quiet time of year for movie releases after the blockbusters of summer and the Oscar contenders of fall. It’s the perfect time to think “silents.” We can’t actually hear them sighing in ecstasy, but

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THEATER: 1984

THEATER: 1984

Joyce Kulhawik February 19, 2016 0

No one said totalitarianism was a walk in the park. But to the folks on opening night who walked out of the deeply disturbing and horrifying new adaptation of George Orwell’s sci-fi cautionary tale 1984— I

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THEATER: RENT, THE CONVERT, MILK LIKE SUGAR

THEATER: RENT, THE CONVERT, MILK LIKE SUGAR

Joyce Kulhawik February 11, 2016 2

Paying the rent, colonizing a country, and milk like sugar–all cost; but these issues are definitely worth the price of admission as enacted on stages around town over the next few weeks. The 20th Anniversary production of RENT by Fiddlehead Theatre Company

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THEATER: PIPPIN

THEATER: PIPPIN

Joyce Kulhawik February 4, 2016 0

It’s fair to mention that PIPPIN is not my favorite musical. I also happened to be sick as a dog as I sat in the audience on opening night. BUT, that said, I enjoyed this production so much

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THEATER: AN OCTOROON

THEATER: AN OCTOROON

Joyce Kulhawik February 3, 2016 1

AN OCTOROON co-presented by Company One Theatre and Arts Emerson is smart, sassy, devastating “play-within- a-play”making, which begins with a black playwright casually putting on white face, and speaking directly to us through the layers. The central

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MOVIE: THE FINEST HOURS

MOVIE: THE FINEST HOURS

Joyce Kulhawik January 28, 2016 2

I love a good storm–and dazzling heroics float my boat. Disney’s THE FINEST HOURS satisfies both cravings in a new film which comes at a time of year that generally finds us in the doldrums of the movie

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THEATER: NICE FISH

THEATER: NICE FISH

Joyce Kulhawik January 27, 2016 0

Mark Rylance, Tony award- winner and recent OSCAR nominee for Spielberg’s BRIDGE  OF SPIES, has arrived onstage at the American Repertory Theater trailing a list of serious thespian credits among them HAMLET, and THE SEAGULL. He is

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WIN THEATER TICKETS:  “RENT”!

WIN THEATER TICKETS: “RENT”!

Joyce Kulhawik January 25, 2016 1

Fiddlehead Theatre Company is giving away 5 PAIRS of tickets to the opening night of RENT on Friday, Feb. 5th exclusively through Joyce’s Choices! One lucky winner will also win the chance to meet original RENT cast member Fredi Walker-Browne! 

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MOVIE: WICKED PISSAH BOSTON ACCENTS

MOVIE: WICKED PISSAH BOSTON ACCENTS

Joyce Kulhawik January 24, 2016 0

OK. Seth Meyers is officially a genius. He’s the heir apparent to Jon Stewart as comic provocateur and skewerer of all things worth skewering from politics and pop culture to the metastatic media coverage that follows. Seth has now

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THEATER: SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM/12TH NIGHT

THEATER: SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM/12TH NIGHT

Joyce Kulhawik January 22, 2016 2

IF you love Stephen Sondheim– and what self-respecting theater-goer with any taste doesn’t–get immediately over to the Lyric Stage and revel in their splendid production of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, a treasure trove of Sondheim tunes and

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