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Photo Set: Boy & Bear at the Varsity, 10/22/14

October 23, 2014
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Photo Set: Pearl Jam, 10/19/14

October 23, 2014
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Photos by Steven Cohen
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33 Variations at Park Square Theatre

October 18, 2014
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33 Variations at Park Square Theatre

Moisés Kaufman‘s 33 Variations (at Park Square Theatre through Nov 2) is a pool-of-light play. Played on a jumble of interlocking platforms, the play’s action takes place in apartments, offices,...
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A Steady Rain in the Guthrie’s Dowling Studio

October 17, 2014
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A Steady Rain in the Guthrie’s Dowling Studio

In the case of A Steady Rain (in the Guthrie’s Dowling Studio through Nov 2), I must declare a prejudice: I dislike past tense material. Plays that depend on...
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Master Class produced by Theater Latte Da at McPhail Center for Music

October 12, 2014
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Master Class produced by Theater Latte Da at McPhail Center for Music

Imagine sitting as an observer in a master class taught by Maria Callas, the enormously gifted and equally controversial singer who literally changed 20th century opera in her relatively...
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Class of 85 produced by Collide Theatrical Dance at the Southern Theater

October 11, 2014
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Class of 85 produced by Collide Theatrical Dance at the Southern Theater

Collide Theatrical Dance has done it again. No, they have outdone themselves. Artistic Director Regina Peluso’s creation, “Class of ’85,” may be campy with an airy premise, but the...
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Colossal at Mixed Blood Theatre

October 10, 2014
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Colossal at Mixed Blood Theatre

What a gutsy title: Colossal (Mixed Blood, through Nov 9). Think what it implies: size, power, endurance, maleness, calculated violence, theatricality. A heady celebration of the game of football...
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Romeo and Juliet produced by Ten Thousand Things Theater Co.

October 5, 2014
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Romeo and Juliet produced by Ten Thousand Things Theater Co.

What Ten Thousand Things Theatre Company (TTT) does consistently well is to dramatize what is timeless in a play. In this case, the play is “Romeo and Juliet,” one...
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Seedfolks by the Children’s Theatre Company

October 3, 2014
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Seedfolks by the Children’s Theatre Company

In the affecting Seedfolks (Childrens Theatre Company, through Nov 16), the central metaphor is established early, and the play (adapted from a novel by Paul Fleischman; by whom the...
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“Miss Julie” produced by Theatre Coup d’Etat at the American Swedish Institute

October 2, 2014
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“Miss Julie” produced by Theatre Coup d’Etat at the American Swedish Institute

“You’re strange,” Jean says. “Everything is strange … life … people,” Miss Julie answers. So begins the interplay between the aristocratic young woman and her father’s valet in Theatre...
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