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THEATER: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS/TIGER STYLE come up short.

THEATER: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS/TIGER STYLE come up short.

Joyce Kulhawik November 3, 2016 0

Last week was a big disappointment on the theater scene for me– two plays I couldn’t wait to see came up short. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS which just opened its national tour onstage at the new Boch Center’s

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THEATER: Significant Other, Sunday in the Park With George

THEATER: Significant Other, Sunday in the Park With George

Joyce Kulhawik September 16, 2016 0

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: SIGNIFICANT OTHER–Rush down to SpeakEasy Stage Company and

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THEATER: I WAS MOST ALIVE WITH YOU

THEATER: I WAS MOST ALIVE WITH YOU

Joyce Kulhawik June 10, 2016 0

The world premiere of  I WAS MOST ALIVE WITH YOU is firing on all cylinders and requires we be MOST ALIVE as an audience to every cue– visual and aural–  as we witness this

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THEATER: 2016 ELLIOT NORTON AWARD NOMINATIONS!

THEATER: 2016 ELLIOT NORTON AWARD NOMINATIONS!

Joyce Kulhawik April 15, 2016 1

It’s “NORTIE” time! The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) of which I am president is pleased to announce its nominations for the 34th Annual Elliot Norton Awards! For one night–Monday May 23, 2016, on one stage–Boston’s Citi

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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: DISGRACED

THEATER: DISGRACED

Joyce Kulhawik January 20, 2016 1

The Pulitzer Prize-winning DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar presented by the Huntington Theatre Company and Long Wharf  Theatre is a stellar production of an explosive piece of work. The material cuts to the quick of the racial, ethnic,

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THEATER: A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES

THEATER: A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES

Joyce Kulhawik November 21, 2015 3

It’s hard to dramatize language, and that is the nut this show needs to crack. A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES  is the latest presentation by the Huntington Theatre Company adapted by Jefferey Hatcher from John Kennedy Toole’s posthumously published Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Its title is derived from Jonathan

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THEATER: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

THEATER: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

Joyce Kulhawik September 23, 2015 0

The song was SEND IN THE CLOWNS and when I first heard it in 1973, the year Stephen Sondheim’s A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC won the Tony–I was never the same. I was absolutely stricken by

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THEATER: AFTER ALL THE TERRIBLE THINGS I DO

THEATER: AFTER ALL THE TERRIBLE THINGS I DO

Joyce Kulhawik June 6, 2015 2

                    AFTER ALL THE TERRIBLE THINGS I DO— with whom does that not resonate? Who among us hasn’t searched for forgiveness, or at least understanding after all

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THEATER: COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA

THEATER: COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA

Joyce Kulhawik April 18, 2015 1

Take a deep breath and prepare to be moved. COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA the American classic by William Inge is now onstage in a breathtakingly poignant production that’s just been extended by popular demand. This SHEBA is produced

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