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Gisli Örn Garðarsson’s Gregor Samsa is the best-looking bug you will ever see — more likely to give you goosebumps than make your skin crawl.
Lungs may not take your breath away, but it's an intelligent juggernaut of a comedy about sex, trust, and just how many people ought to be allowed to blow carbon into Earth's moribund atmosphere.
Mitt Romney did his Mormon mission in France. But there are no baguettes or croissants to dip into the lukewarm proselytizing of bumbling elders Price and Cunningham, two young men sent by the Church of Latter-day Saints to convert the unfaithful of a Ugandan backwater in The Book of Mormon .
The New York Times dubbed Will Eno a “Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation.”
Sir Alan Ayckbourn has written more than 70 plays, most of which turn on an intricate trick of chronology or geography.
It's one of the intriguing whydunnits of literary history: what possessed Shakespeare to leave his wife, Anne Hathaway, no more than his "second-best bed"?
James M. Cain meets George M. Cohan in Mildred Fierce, Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans’ hoofing hoot of a riff on the 1945 Joan Crawford film.
"Then go to the moon — you selfish dreamer!" screams Amanda Wingfield at her fleeing son at the climax of The Glass Menagerie .
Those who believe the best THINGS in life are freewheeling are bound to enjoy the touring Yale Rep production of The Servant of Two Masters corralled at the Paramount Center by ArtsEmerson.
Cherry Jones is a two-time Tony winner (for The Heiress and Doubt ) and an Emmy winner for playing President Allison Taylor on Fox TV's 24 .
In the 2012 world premiere of You for Me for You at Washington DC’s Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, there loomed large posters of North Korea’s Dear Leader.
Other Desert Cities looks back on the generationally polarizing Vietnam War from the midst of the Iraq conflict.
Ralph Ellison would not allow his National Book Award–winning 1952 novel, Invisible Man , to be made into a movie or play.
Diane Paulus's ingenious circus revamp of Pippin is indeed a magic to-do.
Stretching from Beethoven to Brustein and from Palm Springs to North Korea, the new theater season is all over the map.
I have never seen a production of Two Gentlemen of Verona , and now I know why.
With the addition of ArtsEmerson to a lively array of hometown players, the Boston Rialto has seen an embarrassment of riches.
You're not near enough to smell the alcohol on the tippling choirmaster's breath.
As David Henry Hwang's Chinglish demonstrates, negotiation among Americans and Chinese is seldom as snappy as the play's title.
A loopy cri de coeur for the National Endowment for the Arts, Chesapeake (presented by New Repertory Theatre through December 16) is more shaggy dog story than dramatic achievement.
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