(Lexington, MA) I wanted to review Menopause the Musical because I’ve never seen it, I wanted to laugh, and I am unfazed by excessive jokes about saggy breasts. And while I didn’t mind being literally the only twenty something male in the entire audience, the smell of red wine on the breath of many baby boomers around me was sign enough that I was not even a little bit in the demographic for Menopause’s target audience. Continue reading →
Special events for the current run at BPT: Free screenings of the 2012 documentary The Invisible War on October 3 at 7:30 pm and 6 at 4:30pm. IMPACT Boston will sponsor a panel including members of the military on October 13th after the 2pm performance.
Review by Noelani Kamelamela
(Boston) Boston Playwright’s Theatre brings local playwright Ginger Lazarus’ novel and moving treatment of Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac to the stage to serve many noble purposes. Originally conceived as a queering of the classic, over three years of research went into a play based around a lesbian serving in the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell era. Eventually, reprehensible behavior in the military surrounding sexual assault came to be a large feature as well.* Continue reading →