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(Boston) Kidding, kidding, but really what else is there to say? Take four well-crafted short stories of love, baseball and awkwardness, mix in three superb actors and stir. Watching the touring production of Selected Shorts is a powerful reminder that we are creatures of narrative. Whole societies are shaped by storytelling, be it a creation myth or an endearing belief of what a well-regulated militia looks like. People die for stories, people become president by telling stories. Without stories we might as well climb back up into the trees (unless you believe in the Christian creation story….see?). Continue reading →
(Boston) Local playwright Elizabeth DuPre is making progress, if her new comedy Thinking of You is any indication. It is a sparse and fairly entertaining sitcom-style take on corporate culture rebellion. While there is little ground broken here, there are funny moments and witty dialogue that show DuPre’s progress as a writer. She backs off from imposing her vision and leaves space for the audience to have fun. Continue reading →
Huntington Theatre co.’s GOOD PEOPLE Humanities Forum
September 30 FEATURES Boston Globe REPORTER AND
SOUTH BOSTON NATIVE BILLY BAKER
WHAT: Huntington Theatre Company’s Good People Humanities Forum to feature Billy Baker of The Boston Globe. WHEN: Sunday, September 30, 2012 at approximately 4pm. Immediately following the 2pm performance of Good People WHERE: The Huntington’s main stage on the Avenue of the Arts / Boston University Theatre, 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston TICKETS:FREE and open to the public. Tickets to Good People are sold separately at huntingtontheatre.org/goodpeople. Continue reading →