Friday, November 14, 2008

Boston Theatre - Friday Roundup

Last Chance:

Huntington Theatre Company's <Boleros for the Disenchanted closes on Saturday.

See November, the comic election farce that supposedly converted David Mamet to conservatism at the Lyric Stage through tomorrow night.

Body pieces fly through this weekend only, Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore closes at New Rep on Sunday.

Opening:

Tom Stoppards intellectual rock journey opens at the Huntington this week. Appropriately titled: <em>Rock 'n' Roll.

Whistler in the Dark opens their new season with Mary's Wedding, a Boston Premiere.

Conor McPhereson's play The Seafarer has been praised heavily by my friends and colleagues who got to see it in New York. The Speakeasy Stage production opens this weekend at the BCA.

Ongoing

Albee and Pinter hold court at the Charlestown Working Theatre in the Theatre on Fire production of The American Dream and One for the Road.

Wheelock Family Theatre continues their well-received production of Saint Joan.

Faith Healer continues at the Boston Center for the Arts as the Publick Theatre's indoor performance for the season.

Shylock gets his pound of flesh at the Midway Studios in the Actors Shakespeare Project's production of The Merchant of Venice. (Hey, check out the ASP's new website! )

Company One has got some very nice notices for Voyeurs de Venus, Lydia Diamond's new play. And it continues at the Boston Center for the Arts through this weekend.

The Oil Thief, local playwright Joyce Van Dyke's latest play, is at the Boston Playwright's Theatre.

If you are in the mood for some sci-fi radio drama Counter Productions is piping in the sounds of the old x-1 series, live on stage at The Factory Theatre.

1 comment:

Meg said...

Art, thanks for the link! We've had a lovely opening weekend and are so thrilled to be presenting this lovely play to Boston audiences. Hope to see you during the run sometime!

-- Meg Taintor