Friday, November 13, 2009

Boston Theatre - Friday Roundup


In case you were wondering if there is anything to see at the theater this weekend, the answer is yes!

Opening :

Paula Vogel's latest, A Civil War Christmas opens at the Huntington Theatre this weekend. The Globe's pre-show piece is here.

Speakeasy Stage Company opens Craig Lucas's Reckless, billing it as their Christmas show.

A band called the Hot Protestants is performing as The Angry Inch in Blue Spruce's production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Arsenal Center for the Arts.

Last Chance:

Dead Man's Cell Phone powers down at the Lyric Stage.

Theatre Offensive will be wrapping up the Out on the Edge Festival this weekend at the Boston Center for the Arts.

At the Factory Theatre, Holland Productions will close the curtain on Kid Simple: a radio play in the flesh.

Maureen McGovern's A Long and Winding Road comes to an end on Sunday at the Calderwood Pavillion.

Petruchio and Kate fight their last round this weekend over at Actor's Shakespeare Project's Taming of the Shrew.

Ongoing:

Zeitgeist's political parable Lady keeps hunting.

Geopolitics and genocidal madness continue with Company One's The Overwhelming.

Apollinaire Theatre Company in Chelsea continues taking audiences into The Wonderful World of Dissocia. (Photo Above: Philana Mia in the Apollinaire production.)

Homer's Odyssey gets the theatrical treatment at the Charlestown Working Theater.

At the Boston Playwright's Theatre, John Kuntz takes to the stage, by himself. His one man play, The Salt Girl is in its premiere run.

The American Repertory Theatre keeps running with Punchdrunk's Sleep No More and their roller-disco Donkey Show.

Ryan Landry and his Gold Dust Orphans are onstage at Machine with the latest sendup: Valet of the Dolls.

"It is the best of times..." at Wheelock Family Theater for a few more weeks as their production of Dicken's A Tale of Two Cities continues.

Trinity Rep's production of Steven Dietz's Shooting Star continues burning across the Providence sky for a few weeks.

Whew!

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