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‘Man of La Mancha’ makes a welcome return

WATERTOWN – Fifty years ago, the Boston Red Sox completed an improbable run to the 1967 American League pennant. It was called “The Impossible Dream” team, and the team and its followers adopted… Continue reading

‘Groupthink,’ consultants are on trial in ‘Ideation’

WATERTOWN – Outside consultants often visited the newspaper where I worked for many years. The first thing they usually said was “everything you’re doing is wrong.” My colleagues and I took to calling… Continue reading

Flat Earth’s ‘Fat Pig’ packs a powerful punch

WATERTOWN – It all starts with the title. “Fat Pig” is a smack to the face, a punch to the gut, a strong signal about what playwright Neil LaBute has in store for… Continue reading

‘Gift Horse’: Early Diamond led to future successes

WATERTOWN – When playwright Lydia R. Diamond was writing “The Gift Horse,” she was still feeling her way as a playwright. It was her first play produced at a regional theater – by… Continue reading

At New Rep, a war-weary Golda Meir looks back

WATERTOWN – There was never a chance that Golda Meir was going to stay in the kitchen. After she left the United States to live in a kibbutz in Palestine in 1921, there actually… Continue reading

‘Brecht on Brecht’: More context would have helped

WATERTOWN – Bertolt Brecht isn’t big box office anymore. But his thoughts and words were relevant in their time and many believe are even more relevant today. The New Repertory Theatre’s co- production… Continue reading