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Theater Review: “Fuente Ovejuna” — An Underwhelming Revival

May 26, 2017
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Lope de Vega’s classic story of how the powerless stood up to authority — and won –deserves better treatment than clumsy caricature.

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Theater Review: Chekhov Lite — “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

December 17, 2013
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Chekhov’s jokes are the inevitable by-products of his characters confronting life’s absurdities; Christopher Durang is content to wring laughs out of wacky situations and cartoon caricatures.

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Coming Attractions in Theater: September 2011

August 31, 2011
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Every September proffers an explosion of productions; as usual, my eclectic picks, driven by my prejudice for the new. There are few world premieres among the openers this season, aside from the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival’s “Once in a Lifetime” and Arts Emerson’s presentation of The Foundry Theatre’s “How Much is Enough.”

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