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Shakespeare Project finds in ‘God’s Ear’ language of grieving lapses into surreal

Shakespeare Project finds in ‘God’s Ear’ language of grieving lapses into surreal

In a season with Racine’s “Phaedra” (first performed in 1677) and three Shakespeare plays, “God’s Ear” stands out – starting Wednesday – as a different kind of entertainment for the Actors’ Shakespeare Project.

Classic French adventurers get resurrected in radio-style ‘Spring Spectacular’ dramas

Classic French adventurers get resurrected in radio-style ‘Spring Spectacular’ dramas

Love Paris in the springtime? The Post-Meridian Radio Players’ “Spring Adventure Spectacular” gets you much of the way there via some pulpy scripts and well-chosen sound effects.

Role of ‘Flat Stanley’ just latest on resume of actor, author, 11, who really gets around

Role of ‘Flat Stanley’ just latest on resume of actor, author, 11, who really gets around

Flat Stanley’s wild coast-to-coast and overseas travels star a Cambridge fifth-grader on his own creative journey.

‘Measure for Measure’ starts Wednesday, comedy where law doesn’t mean justice

‘Measure for Measure’ starts Wednesday, comedy where law doesn’t mean justice

Officially, “Measure for Measure” is one of Shakespeare’s comedies, but it’s for those who like their comedy dark and about when “sex, imprisonment and power collide in a city on the edge.”

Tale of Harvard professor’s arrest is retold with music in project by Arlington writer

Tale of Harvard professor’s arrest is retold with music in project by Arlington writer

Lee Phenner, with the help of many friends, is reimagining the 2009 tale of Harvard’s professor Gates, a Cambridge police sergeant and President Barack Obama.

Black Friday’s all about Bowie, burlesque with this ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ tribute

Black Friday’s all about Bowie, burlesque with this ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ tribute

If Black Friday is going to be a tradition, chanteuse Niki Luparelli has a way to make it cool: Make it about the coolest person ever, David Bowie.

Charlie Brown, ‘Venus Hottentot’ stories get stage time tonight in ‘Dark Comedies’

Charlie Brown, ‘Venus Hottentot’ stories get stage time tonight in ‘Dark Comedies’

The story of the so-called “Venus Hottentot” and a glimpse into the adult life of Charlie Brown are among four original comedy plays tonight in Davis Square.

You can’t put a price on relief, but A.R.T. knows worth of women’s restroom stall

You can’t put a price on relief, but A.R.T. knows worth of women’s restroom stall

There’s so much to say about the Artistic Repertory Theater’s crowdfunding campaign, which improves the bar as well as adding stalls to a women’s restroom.

‘Bring Us Your Women’ project fundraises to perform new stories of timeless figures

‘Bring Us Your Women’ project fundraises to perform new stories of timeless figures

Mary Magdalene, Eve, Isis, the Queen of Sheba, Ishtar, Delilah, Joan of Arc and more are all explored in this multimedia project.

The Bard’s cross-dressing ‘Twelfth Night’ doubles down on confusion on Common

The Bard’s cross-dressing ‘Twelfth Night’ doubles down on confusion on Common

The current “Twelfth Night” is a perfectly pleasant way to lounge on Boston’s lawn, especially for free. But it has a couple of smallish problems.

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