08 February 2016

An Octoroon Hits a Nerve

By // Theatre (Boston)

I knew the show was pushing the right buttons when a third of the audience left at intermission. Company One and ArtsEmerson do not offer half-baked theatre, and playwright Brandon …

16 April 2014

Astounding Feats of Movement in Lebensraum

By // Theatre (Boston)

How did they do all that? That was the prevailing thought left in my mind at the end of visionary director Jakop Ahlbom’s Lebensraum (Habitat), ArtsEmerson’s latest presentation of a …

22 March 2014

A Surprising Theatrical Presentation

By // Theatre (Boston)

There’ve been a lot of plays about race in Boston over the past couple of years. We had Lydia Diamond’s Stickfly and Kirsten Greenidge’s Luck of the Irish moving to …

11 October 2013

Brian’s “Must See” Boston Theatre: October

By // Theatre (Boston)

We’re in October, and while our list is relatively short, we have some gems on our calendar. We’re noticing a lack of fringe theatre; are we just ignorantly unaware of …

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