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American Repertory Theater’s 2021-2022 In-Person Season to Include 1776 Revival and New Works From Idina Menzel and More

In-person performances will soon return to the Loeb Drama Center in the American Repertory Theater’s upcoming season which includes some performances from their previously announced 2019-2020 season. 

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June 5, 2021

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SpeakEasy Stage Announces 2021-22 Season

After a long 18-month intermission, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly re-open its doors on Friday, September 24, 2021, for the start of its 31st Season.

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May 20, 2021

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TJ LOVES SALLY 4 EVER Sparks Change at SpeakEasy Stage — Review

“TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever” from SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston is now running digitally through May 13, 2021.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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May 4, 2021

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American Repertory Theater and Company One Are a HYPE MAN for Change in Virtual Production — Review

Company One and American Repertory Theater’s virtual production of "Hype Man: a break beat play" similarly asks for the audience to live up to their responsibility and speak up amidst the long-intolerable face of racial injustice.

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Jacob Rivera-Sanchez

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April 9, 2021

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Neil Diamond Musical A BEAUTIFUL NOISE to Premiere at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre

Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that the previously untitled Broadway-bound new musical that will tell the incredible life story of legendary singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, now has its name – A Beautiful Noise – and will have its world premiere at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre next summer with performances for this strictly limited four-week engagement starting Tuesday, June 21, 2022 and playing through Sunday, July 17, 2022.

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Zack Reiser

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April 6, 2021

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THE CONJURORS’ CLUB at A.R.T. Brings Magic To Your Homes — Review

The Conjurors' Club is a new interactive experience from the American Repertory Theater which brings magicians right into your living room.

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Kobi Kassal

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March 18, 2021

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THE PINK UNICORN Shines Bright at SpeakEasy Stage in Boston — Review

"The Pink Unicorn" at SpeakEasy Stage allows one to step out of their own worldview and learn the power that love and support can have on a child’s life.

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Lara McCallister

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March 10, 2021

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TIGER STYLE! Redeems Itself as an Audio Play - Review

The first episode of "Tiger Style!" from the Huntington Theatre Company and Boston's GBH dropped this week, Juan A. Ramirez reviewed it for Theatrely.

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February 5, 2021

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American Repertory Theatre Announces Virtual THE CONJURORS' CLUB

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announced that it will present The Conjurors’ Club, a live interactive multi-magician virtual experience created by Vinny DePonto and Geoff Kanick from March 13 - April 4, 2021.

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February 4, 2021

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Huntington Theatre Company and GBH To Present TIGER STYLE! Audio Play

The Huntington Theatre Company in partnership with GBH presents the audio version of the comedy Tiger Style! by Mike Lew and directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel ("Hand to God" on Broadway).

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January 13, 2021

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First Look: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE from American Repertory Theater

Get your first look at production photos and a new music video from "Jack and the Beanstalk: A Musical Adventure" which is streaming on demand through January 4, 2021 from the A.R.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

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Kobi Kassal

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December 3, 2020

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Showstopper Virtual Play Series Wows at New Rep

New Repertory Theatre in Watertown is finding new ways to showcase innovative productions during unprecedented times.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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November 28, 2020

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TikTok Star Jim Hogan and Wicked's Emily Koch Team Up for New Concert

As much of the world abruptly came to a halt in March due to the ongoing pandemic, so did Franklin Performing Arts Company’s production of Legally Blonde the Musical.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 24, 2020

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"State vs. Natasha Banina" Review - Arlekin Players Theatre and ArtsEmerson

The Arlekin Players Theatre’s interactive performance proves that digital, distanced theatre can be a compelling medium. In fact, it’s a medium with incredibly high stakes.

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Nolan Boggess

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August 23, 2020

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Colleges Theatre Programs Grapple with Fall Semester Amid Pandemic in Boston

“The show must go on” is an often-repeated phrase in the world of show business, and this is the attitude many theatre programs at Boston-area universities are adopting going into the upcoming Fall 2020 semester.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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August 1, 2020

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Gloucester Stage Faces Social Media Backlash After Gala Announcement

After announcing an online virtual gala, Gloucester Stage Company received backlash on Facebook regarding their casting.

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Kobi Kassal

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July 29, 2020

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Comfortable In The Shadows, Not Anymore - Live Events Rally at State House

Early outside the State House this morning, here in Boston, a rally was held in support of the live events industry.

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Kobi Kassal

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July 20, 2020

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Camp is Now in Session - New Sparkhaven Theatre Collaboration

Need a new summer binge? Look no further than your local theatre community. Boston-area company Sparkhaven Theatre is premiering their new six-part live anthology, Tales from Camp Strangewood, this Sunday.

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Jamey Miller

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July 15, 2020

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Elliot Norton Awards Spreads the Love in Virtual Ceremony - Winners Announced

While this year’s Boston theatre season might have been cut short, the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards soldiered on with its entertaining virtual ceremony on May 11.

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Kobi Kassal

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May 10, 2020

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'The Inheritance', 'Slave Play', More Set for SpeakEasy’s 30th Anniversary Season

The 2020-2021 SpeakEasy Stage Company season will feature Matthew Lopez’s Olivier-winning The Inheritance.

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May 6, 2020

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The Stone Review - Arlekin Players Theatre

At its core The Stone is a story about how we as human beings recount history and how history changes as it’s retold to protect people. It explores what happens when parts of history get buried and what happens when the truth comes to the surface.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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May 1, 2020

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Importance of the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards during Covid-19

Due to the social distancing practices precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 38th annual Elliot Norton Awards will be presented virtually this year.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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April 21, 2020

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38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards - Nominations Announced: Full List

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) announced the nominees for the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Thursday morning.

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Kobi Kassal

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April 15, 2020

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She The People Review - Huntington Theatre Company

Often, an efficacious story is one that is veiled in a series of satirical jokes. Such describes the brilliance behind Second City’s She The People at the Huntington Theatre Company.

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Lara McCallister

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February 19, 2020

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Vanity Fair Review - Central Square Theater

“Never be too good, nor too bad. The world will punish you for both. Try to pace right with the rest of us in the unnoticeable hypocritical middle.”

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Kobi Kassal

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January 29, 2020

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We All Fall Down Review - Huntington Theatre Company

“Why is this night different from all other nights?” It’s a question that you would most likely be asked by your English professor if you were writing a play that took place at night, but also one of the four questions that the youngest child at the Seder table must read aloud on Passover.

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Jamey Miller

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January 22, 2020

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Pass Over Review - SpeakEasy Stage Company

It has been three days since I attended Pass Over at SpeakEasy Stage Company, and the powerful images of this new drama are still stirring inside my head.

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Kobi Kassal

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January 19, 2020

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Best of Boston Theatre 2019

2019 has been a whirlwind of Boston theatre offerings from Pre-Broadway engagements to smaller fringe companies taking the spotlight.

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Kobi Kassal

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December 22, 2019

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Moby-Dick Review at American Repertory Theater

We are all in the belly of the whale, er should I say the Loeb Drama Center here in Cambridge.

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Kobi Kassal

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December 18, 2019

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Tuck Everlasting Review at Umbrella Stage Company

What would you do for immortality? Natalie Babbitt’s 1975 children’s novel is vividly brought to life in Umbrella Stage Company’s production of Tuck Everlasting, playing now through December 22.

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Kobi Kassal

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December 9, 2019

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Dolly Parton's Smokey Mountain Christmas Carol Review - Emerson Colonial Theatre

It is not everyday that Dolly Parton premieres a new musical here in Boston, so the buzz around Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol, now playing at the Emerson Colonial Theatre, has been the talk of the town.

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Kobi Kassal

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December 7, 2019

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Shrek The Musical @ Boston Conservatory at Berklee

I have said it time and time again, college theatre in Boston is continuing to create some of the most experimental and thought-provoking productions we have in the city.

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Kobi Kassal

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November 25, 2019

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Christian Fary Discusses The Office! A Musical Parody

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforth TTB) caught up with Christian Fary, who plays Dwight in The Office! A Musical Parody which opens tonight at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA and plays until December 1.

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Kobi Kassal

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November 4, 2019

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Cheaza Figueroa Talks The Bodyguard at North Shore Music Theatre

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforth TTB) caught up with Cheaza Figueroa who currently stars as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard at North Shore Music Theatre.

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Kobi Kassal

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November 2, 2019

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Juan Luis Espinal Discusses Rent The National Tour

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforth TTB) chatted with Juan Luis Espinal from the National Tour of Rent.

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Kobi Kassal

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October 27, 2019

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Joshua Harmon's Admissions at SpeakEasy Stage Company

Harmon, no stranger to Boston audiences–Bad Jews and Significant Other–has struck gold with his latest play, unpacking what exactly it means to be a white liberal in today’s society.

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Kobi Kassal

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October 27, 2019

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A Chat with Broadway's Clay Thomson

Theatre Talk Boston spoke with Broadway’s Clay Thomson, who choreographed Matilda playing at the Franklin Performing Arts Company this month.

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Kobi Kassal

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October 21, 2019

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The Rocky Horror Show Review - Moonbox Productions

Moonbox Productions has knocked it out of the park with The Rocky Horror Show now playing in Harvard Square until November 2nd.

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Kobi Kassal

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October 19, 2019

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Pagliacci Review - Boston Lyric Opera

I can’t remember the last time I had this much fun at an opera.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 30, 2019

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American Utopia Review - Emerson Colonial

Before the curtain even rose on American Utopia playing at the historic Emerson Colonial Theatre, the sounds of birds and thunderstorms filled the space - I knew we were in for a unique night.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 26, 2019

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The Crucible Review - Central Square Theater

Evil is alive and well and living in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 17, 2019

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Little Shop of Horrors Review - Lyric Stage Co. of Boston

The Lyric Stage Company opened their 45th season with the cult-classic, Little Shop of Horrors, which continues to delight audiences of all ages.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 3, 2019

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Choir Boy Review - SpeakEasy Stage Company

SpeakEasy Stage Company opens their 29th season with Tarell Alvin McCraney’s coming-of-age drama Choir Boy.

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Kobi Kassal

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September 15, 2019

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Cherry Docs Review - Acropolis Stage Company

Everything old is new again...that saying rings truer than ever in Cherry Docs now playing at The Rockwell.

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Kobi Kassal

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August 29, 2019

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SIX Review - American Repertory Theater

As echoed in the opening number, SIX, now playing at the American Repertory Theater, is truly one of a kind.

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Lara McCallister

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August 29, 2019

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A Special La Cage Aux Folles Discussion- Reagle Music Theatre

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforce TTB) caught up with the stars of La Cage Aux Folles playing until August 18th at Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston.

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Kobi Kassal

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August 11, 2019

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Freaky Friday Review - North Shore Music Theatre

Things are getting a little Freaky up in Beverly, MA. We are talking about Freaky Friday, a new musical now playing at North Shore Music Theatre until July 21st.

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Kobi Kassal

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July 11, 2019

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Tea At Five Review - Pre-Broadway Engagement

I do believe the tea has gone luke-warm; that being Tea At Five which opened last night at the Huntington Avenue Theatre here in Downtown Boston.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 28, 2019

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Small Mouth Sounds Review - SpeakEasy Stage Company

Written by Bess Wohl and beautifully directed by SpeakEasy regular M. Bevin O’Gara, Small Mouth Sounds brilliantly redefines silence not as a barrier, but rather a catalyst for introspective knowledge.

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Kobi Kassal

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January 7, 2018

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