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The Blue Flower: Once Upon A Theatre Critic

End. Begin. End. Begin Again. The Blue Flower. Music, Lyrics, Script, and Videography by Jim Bauer; Artwork, Story and Videography by Ruth Bauer. American Repertory Theatre, 12/1/10-1/8/11. http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/blue-flower Reviewed by Becca Kidwell The moment the audience enters the doors (actual scenery), they are invited to join Max Beckmann’s collage of memories. An accordion player crosses …

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Frankie & Johnny: Once Upon A Theatre Critic

LOVE IN THE MOONLIGHT Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune by Terrence McNally, New Repertory Theatre, 11/28/10-12/19/10. Nudity and Mature Themes. http://newrep.org/frankie_johnny.php Reviewed by Becca Kidwell Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune is a difficult play to stage. The tight, witty, intelligent romance by Terrence McNally requires a comparable production that …

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Anthony & Cleopatra: Once Upon A Theatre Critic

SET YOUR PHASERS ON STUNNED!!! Antony and Cleopatra, Harford Stage, Hartford, CT 10/7/10-11/7/10 http://www.hartfordstage.org/shows/antony-cleopatra Reviewed by Becca Kidwell From the start of the Antony and Cleopatra, Kate’s performance is filled with passion and abandon. Running in bare-footed with a sword, anyone who has seen many of Ms. Mulgrew’s performances realizes this is not the calm, …

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