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THEATER REVIEW: RANCHO MIRAGE

THEATER REVIEW: RANCHO MIRAGE

Joyce Kulhawik October 15, 2013 0

My sympathies to this cast– they have worked themselves to a frazzle trying to wring sense out of senselessness– but this new work at the NEW REP THEATRE proves resistant. RANCHO MIRAGE  may be

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THEATER ROUNDUP: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET/THE OTHER PLACE/ROMEO & JULIET/BURNING/ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS

THEATER ROUNDUP: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET/THE OTHER PLACE/ROMEO & JULIET/BURNING/ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS

Joyce Kulhawik October 10, 2013 0

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET–is worth maybe $100,000. Now onstage at the Colonial (the video above features a different cast) the show speculates on what actually happened the night of Dec. 4, 1956 when Elvis Presley, Carl

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THEATER: THE JUNGLE BOOK/ALL THE WAY

THEATER: THE JUNGLE BOOK/ALL THE WAY

Joyce Kulhawik September 24, 2013 0

It’s a jungle out there! Two powerful productions take us for a walk on the wild side– of politics, and a child’s imagination! THE JUNGLE BOOK the Huntington Theatre Company’s season opener is based

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THEATER REVIEWS: ELEPHANT MEN, TRIBES, LIBERTINES, AND MISS DAISY

THEATER REVIEWS: ELEPHANT MEN, TRIBES, LIBERTINES, AND MISS DAISY

Joyce Kulhawik September 18, 2013 0

The FALL theater season is on– with mostly winning productions! This is what I’ve seen so far–in order of  “shelf-life.”And so I begin with the first to expire: THE ELEPHANT MAN– which is dead

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THEATER REVIEW: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR

THEATER REVIEW: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR

Joyce Kulhawik August 7, 2013 0

The Nora Theatre Company’s terribly funny and nimbly-acted production of Alan Ayckbourn’s bedroom farce: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR  has just been extended through August 25th– and with good reason!  Here, the holidays become an escalating disaster

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THEATER REVIEW: IN THE HEIGHTS/ON THE TOWN/PIRATES OF PENZANCE

THEATER REVIEW: IN THE HEIGHTS/ON THE TOWN/PIRATES OF PENZANCE

Joyce Kulhawik May 24, 2013 1

There are three musicals now onstage in Boston. Only one really gave me a lift: The Tony award-winning  IN THE HEIGHTS which has just been extended at The SpeakEasy Stage! Their production is MUCH

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THEATER REVIEW: THE MOTHER F**KER WITH THE HAT

THEATER REVIEW: THE MOTHER F**KER WITH THE HAT

Joyce Kulhawik September 28, 2012 0

The SpeakEasy Stage Company is off to a roaring start! Obscene? Most definitely. Three legged kittens, mothers, the deity herself –no one escapes unscathed. There’s even mention of oral sex at Appleby’s. But I

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THEATER REVIEW: PRIVATE LIVES

THEATER REVIEW: PRIVATE LIVES

Joyce Kulhawik June 8, 2012 0

Want to be superficial and delight in the moment? Then dash to the best show in town right now: the Huntington Theatre Company’s season ender PRIVATE LIVES! Witness an effervescent ensemble who add extra

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ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS IN TOWN EXTENDED: AVENUE Q

ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS IN TOWN EXTENDED: AVENUE Q

Joyce Kulhawik May 31, 2012 0

It’s marvelously entertaining, warm, funny, sweet and a bit bawdy at the same time– and you’re in luck BECAUSE: The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has extended the run of AVENUE Q for one

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THEATER REVIEW:MARY POPPERS

THEATER REVIEW:MARY POPPERS

Joyce Kulhawik May 2, 2012 2

I have never laughed so long and so hard in my life. I may never need abdominal exercises again: I just saw the most obscenely funny show in town– MARY POPPERS now playing at

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