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Revamped ‘Anna Christie’ retains O’Neill’s power

BOSTON – The acclaimed director Scott Edmiston is a strong admirer of the work of iconic American playwright Eugene O’Neill – it’s been the case since he was 17 – so much so… Continue reading

Sondheim’s reworked ‘Road Show’ still a bumpy ride

BOSTON – After many revisions, there are times when “Road Show” still appears to be an unfinished work. The musical now being performed by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston has been down… Continue reading

A human ‘nail’ triumphs in ‘Hold These Truths’

BOSTON – “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and… Continue reading

‘Souvenir’: A repeat very much worth watching

BOSTON – A decade has passed since Leigh Barrett and Will McGarrahan first graced the stage of the Lyric Stage Company of Boston in Stephen Temperley’s “Souvenir,” the story of Florence Foster Jenkins… Continue reading

Lyric’s ‘Warrior Class’: A three-handed chess match

BOSTON – You probably don’t want to see how either sausage or legislation are made. And, for that matter, you probably don’t want to see how political candidates are chosen, and how decisions… Continue reading

‘Company’: Lyric, Sondheim are again a perfect match

BOSTON – It can be said that “Company” ushered in a new kind of musical in 1970, a very adult, sleek, sophisticated look at relationships as seen through the eyes of a thirty-something… Continue reading