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LAST CHANCE: BOSTON THEATER WEEKEND!

LAST CHANCE: BOSTON THEATER WEEKEND!

Joyce Kulhawik December 21, 2012 0

There are THREE more good shows onstage in Boston RIGHT NOW that you should try to see before they close– so hurry! MEMPHIS–The 2010 Tony Award-winning musical written by Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan,

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THEATER REVIEW “OUR TOWN”: NEWTOWN

THEATER REVIEW “OUR TOWN”: NEWTOWN

Joyce Kulhawik December 17, 2012 0

Do not miss a masterpiece onstage right now presented by the Huntington Theatre Company: OUR TOWN. There is no way to talk about this re-staging of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play without feeling the fullness

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THEATER REVIEW: THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE

THEATER REVIEW: THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE

Joyce Kulhawik November 30, 2012 0

I had the loveliest experience at the theater this week–I wandered into the Paramount Center’s intimate Black Box Theater where I found a woman, a grand piano, and a poignant tale of family, the

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THEATER REVIEW: BETRAYAL

THEATER REVIEW: BETRAYAL

Joyce Kulhawik November 18, 2012 1

Onstage at the Huntington Theatre, it’s 1977 and a man and a woman, Jerry and Emma, sit drinking in a pub. The conversation is halting, and we find out two things almost immediately– they

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THEATER REVIEWS: NOW OR LATER/THE CHOSEN

THEATER REVIEWS: NOW OR LATER/THE CHOSEN

Joyce Kulhawik October 25, 2012 0

So much to see so little time…Here goes! NOW OR LATER: It’s a compact 80 minute tour de force about politics, family, “packaging,” and the fine line between compromise and corruption. It builds to

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THEATER REVIEWS: HAMLET

THEATER REVIEWS: HAMLET

Joyce Kulhawik October 15, 2012 0

A stripped down HAMLET has hit town! Fasten your seat belts–it’s going to be a Shakey night. Head to The Paramount Center and get ready for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Boston debut production of the

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THEATER REVIEW: RAGTIME

THEATER REVIEW: RAGTIME

Joyce Kulhawik October 2, 2012 0

It’s one of my all time favorite musicals: the monumental and deeply American tale based on E.L. Doctorow’s novel RAGTIME! Producing director  Meg Fofonoff’s Fiddlehead Theatre Company–in collaboration with the American Civil Liberties Union–

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THEATER REVIEW: GOOD PEOPLE

THEATER REVIEW: GOOD PEOPLE

Joyce Kulhawik September 25, 2012 2

Theater season is up and running and this week I’ll give you my take–beginning with the best show on stage right now: the Huntington Theatre Company’s wise and wicked-funny season opener GOOD PEOPLE! It’s

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THEATER REVIEW: NEXT TO NORMAL

THEATER REVIEW: NEXT TO NORMAL

Joyce Kulhawik March 25, 2012 1

Delusional “bipolar depression with manic episodes,” isn’t usually the stuff of musical theater, but Tom Kitt (music) and Brian Yorkey (book/lyrics) have set the malady to music and turned it into art, winning three Tony’s

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THEATER REVIEW: LES MISERABLES

THEATER REVIEW: LES MISERABLES

Joyce Kulhawik March 23, 2012 1

I haven’t been able to get these glorious songs by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg out of my head, since seeing the new 25th Anniversary Production of LES MISERABLES at the Boston Opera House

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