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Thoroughly Modern Millie is a Great Song and Dance, But Not So Modern (4 Stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Reagle Music Theatre, July 14-17, www.reaglemusictheatre.com.  
July 13, 2016
Comedy, America! at ImprovBoston – 4 Stars
by Johnny Monsarrat   Going out but don't know what to do? ImprovBoston is a reliable destination and recently they allowed
July 5, 2016
Fiddlehead Christens New Home With Stunning Revival of Showboat (5 Stars)
by Mike Hoban   Showboat - Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel “Show Boat” by Edna Ferb
June 27, 2016
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June 18, 2016
Bedlam Lives Up To It’s Name With Insane(ly Good) ‘As You Will’ (5 Stars)
by Mike Hoban   ‘What You Will’ – Written by William Shakespeare; Directed by Eric Tucker; Scenic and S
June 17, 2016
Stoneham’s ‘Lobster Girl’ Sweet Summer Fare (4 Stars)
  By Mike Hoban   ‘Lobster Girl’ – Written and Directed by Weylin Symes; Music and Lyrics by
June 15, 2016
The Exciting, Risky Bedlam of “Twelfth Night” (5 Stars)
  By Michele Markarian   ‘Twelfth Night’ – Written by William Shakespeare; Directed by Eric T
June 15, 2016
Huntington’s ‘I Was Most Alive With You’ Explores Tests of Faith (4.5 Stars)
I Was Most Alive With You - Written and Directed by Craig Lucas; Scenic and Costume Design by Dane Laffrey; Lighting Design
June 13, 2016
Funny Girl is a Rags to Riches Cabaret of Comedy and Drama (4 Stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Funny Girl, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Bob Merrill, Book by Isobel Lennart,Scenic Design by Steph
June 9, 2016
Story Collider Gives a Personal View of Science (4.5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Story Collider is a storytelling event that tours the country with live personal stories of science a
June 8, 2016
Sleeping Weazel’s ‘Birds and the Bees’ Enjoyably Offbeat (4.5 Stars)
  By Mike Hoban   ‘The Birds and the Bees’ - Three Short Plays including: ‘The Last Bark&
June 8, 2016
Strong Cast Lifts Bridge Rep’s ‘Mud Blue Sky’ (4.5 Stars)
by Mike Hoban   Mud Blue Sky – Written by Marissa Wegrzyn; Directed by Bridget Kathleen O'Leary; Scenic Design by Esm
June 1, 2016
Cirque du Soleil Kurios: Thrilling Acts and a Cultural Experience (5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Cirque du Soleil: Kurios runs May 26 to July 10, 2016 at Suffolk Downs.   Cirque du Soleil fil
May 28, 2016
Ensler Brings Personal, World Pain to Stage with ‘In the Body of the World’ (3.5 Stars)
  ‘In the Body of the World’ – Written & Performed by Eve Ensler; Directed by Diane Paulus; Cost
May 26, 2016
Peter and the Starcatcher: An Excellent Production of a Flawed Script (3.5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Peter and the Starcatcher, by Rick Elice, based on the novel by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson, musi
May 23, 2016
Dogfight Delivers Emotional, Political Punch (4 Stars)
By Michele Markarian   ‘Dogfight’ – Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Book by Peter D
May 13, 2016
Elvis & Teddy Are A Real Trip In ART’s ‘RoosevElvis’ (4.5 Stars)
by Mike Hoban   ‘RoosevElvis’- Created by Rachel Chavkin, Libby King, Kristen Sieh, and Jake Margolin; Direct
May 10, 2016
Four-Handed Illusions Romances an Intimate Audience with Inclusive Magic (5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Boston has only two regular magic shows, and Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer star in them both. Joel
May 7, 2016
Premeditation at Arts Emerson Mesmerizes with a Film Noir Battle of the Sexes (4.5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Premeditation, written by Evelina Fernandez, directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela, produced by The Latino
May 7, 2016
‘Freud’s Last Session’ An Intriguing Dialogue Between Hope and Gloom (4 Stars)
By Michele Markarian   ‘Freud’s Last Session - Written by Mark St. Germain. Directed by Jim Petosa; Scenic De
May 5, 2016
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May 2, 2016
The Comedy Studio – Mystery Lounge! – 5 Stars
For a decade, I have had my Boston backups memorized. Thursday nights 5-9pm are free at the Institute of Contemporary Art. Wedn
April 25, 2016
Great Cast, Production Lifts Dark ‘Wild Party’ To Dizzying Heights (4.5 Stars)
  by Mike Hoban   ‘The Wild Party’ – Written by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe, with m
April 21, 2016
Huntington’s ‘Can You Forgive Her?’ Makes Right Comic Choices (4.5 Stars)
by Mike HobanCan You Forgive Her? – Written by Gina Gianfrido; Directed by Peter Dubois; Scenic Design by Lauren Helpern;
April 14, 2016
Nora Theater Brilliantly Combines Science and Desire With Stoppard’s ‘Arcadia’ (5 Stars)
By Mike Hoban   ‘Arcadia’ – Written by Tom Stoppard; Directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner; Olivia D&rs
April 7, 2016