Friday, January 16, 2009

Boston Theatre - Friday Roundup


Speakeasy Stage presents Paul Rudnick's collection of 4 new comedies. The New Century opens this weekend at the Boston Center for the Arts. The video trailer is above.

This weekend only 7ASeries at the Footlight Club puts on an adaptation of Moliere's classic The Miser. Directed and adapted by Daniel Bourque.

Clifford Odet's Awake and Sing opens at the Gamm Theatre down in Providence.


John Kuntz plays the Emcee at the Cabaret in Watertown. New Rep produces the Kander and Ebb musical.

Chekhov is all over the stages in Boston: Uncle Vanya at the Boston Center for the Arts. The Cherry Orchard at the Central Square Theater and The Seagull at the American Repertory Theatre.

Over at Fort Point, John Webster's little staged Duchess of Malfi is being presented by Actors Shakespeare Project.

Company One's ARTiculation keeps on rhyming and rolling at the Boston Playwrights Theatre

The Grotowski inspired piece Crying Deer contiues at the Boston Center for Arts.

Joan Didion, in the the form of Boston Actress Nancy Carroll, holds court on death and the aftermath in the Lyric Stage production of Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking.

Nicholas Martin and Kate Burton return to the Huntington mainstage with a prodution of The Corn is Green.

The regional premiere of Richard Dresser's A View of the Harbor continues at Merrimack Repertory Theatre out in Lowell.

Chris Shinn's Dying City plays through the month at Hartford Stage.

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