Friday, November 07, 2008

Boston Theatre - Friday Roundup

Opening:

Radio plays on stage seem all the rage these days. Counter Productions is reviving x-1, a series of sci-fi radio plays from the 50's. The show opens at the Factory Theater this weekend.

Short Pinter and Albee works take the Charlestown Working Theater stage this weekend. The American Dream and One for the Road are presented by Theatre on Fire.

Joyce Van Dyke's new play about an oil geologist and her translator opens at the Boston Playwright's theatre. Melinda Lopez and Will Lyman are in the cast of The Oil Thief.


Ongoing:

Saint Joan is still on trial at the Wheelock Family Theatre. Bernard Shaw's play continues through the month.

The British soldiers of Stoneham Theatre's How Many Miles to Basra still trek the Iraqi desert.

Our national election may be over, but David Mamet's political satire November
continues at the Lyric Stage.

Boleros for the Disenchanted, the latest play from Jose Rivera is at the Wimberly for another week.

Lydia Diamond's play Voyeurs de Venus is continuing at the BCA under Company One.

The Public Theatre's indoor production of Faith Healer weaves its Brian Friel spell at the Black Box in the Boston Center for the Arts.

The Leiutenant of Inishmore hasn't run out of stage blood, and has gathered some nice reviews, too. The bloody Irish play continues at the New Rep.

Resurrection continues at Hartford Stage.

Last Chance:

You can still get outrageous at Theatre Offensive's Out on the Edge Festival for one more weekend.

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