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THEATER: RENT, THE CONVERT, MILK LIKE SUGAR

THEATER: RENT, THE CONVERT, MILK LIKE SUGAR

Joyce Kulhawik February 11, 2016 0

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 2

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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THEATER: THE COLORED MUSEUM

THEATER: THE COLORED MUSEUM

Joyce Kulhawik March 18, 2015 1

THE COLORED MUSEUM may make you uncomfortable, but you’re going to have real good time first! The Huntington Theatre Company’s revival of  George C. Wolfe’s 1986 musical is a whip-cracking, gospel-ringing, minstrel-mashing, high stepping, low-down, soul-searching

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THEATER: BEDLAM’S ST. JOAN, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, A FUTURE PERFECT, THE SECOND GIRL, PINOCCHIO,

THEATER: BEDLAM’S ST. JOAN, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, A FUTURE PERFECT, THE SECOND GIRL, PINOCCHIO,

Joyce Kulhawik February 3, 2015 0

What to see now ONSTAGE? There are a slew of good productions playing, and I am going to give you thumbnail reviews to catch up and let you know where I think your time is best spent beginning

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THEATER ROUNDUP: ETHER DOME/MUCH ADO/IT FELT EMPTY/LANGUAGE OF ANGELS

THEATER ROUNDUP: ETHER DOME/MUCH ADO/IT FELT EMPTY/LANGUAGE OF ANGELS

Joyce Kulhawik October 27, 2014 2

There’s a whole lotta theater goin’ on– here’s my take in short: ETHER DOME presented by The Huntington Theatre Company at BU is neither a gas, nor did it put me to sleep. Billed as a medical

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THEATER: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”

THEATER: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”

Joyce Kulhawik September 23, 2014 0

Who could forget Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, and Hepburn’s niece (I could forget her) in the landmark 1967 film about a rich white girl bringing her black upwardly mobile fiance home to

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