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Oct 272012
 
Fuse Theater Review: Eighteenth Century Pen Pals — Voltaire and Frederick

Playwright Gericke-Schönhagen, hoping to avoid the phenomenon of talking heads, deliberately placed emphasis on those letters between Voltaire and Frederick that dramatized personalities rather than ideas.

Oct 122012
 
Fuse Theater Feature: A German Stage at the Goethe-Institut Boston

“The Boston theatre community can always profit from international influx. The German theatre scene in particular is quite innovative both in the plays being written and the productions that reach the stage.”

Feb 282011
 
Fuse Theater Review: Hotel Nepenthe — Rooms with a Comically Existential View

Hard luck stories and ghostly characters flit in and out of the creepy yet elegant Hotel Nepenthe, an antique nest where guests are given leopard skin coats while they await their existential fates, sometimes lying in the bathtub. “For its [...]

Jan 282011
 
Coming Attractions in Theater: February 2011

A hold-onto-your seat month with some intriguing world premieres, including a musical version of a Korean folktale, an attempt to turn Aeschylus’s Prometheus Bound into a rock event, and a cerebral confab featuring Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Machiavelli. By [...]