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Month: April 2017
SATs: signifying nothing. Peerless mixes Macbeth and college admissions
Company One will stage the first-ever live theatre run at the Boston Public Library this weekend. Peerless recasts Macbeth as a tale of twins ruthlessly competing for admission to an elite college. Performances begin Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. and continue through May 28, 2017 as part of “All the City’s a Stage: A Season of Shakespeare.”
Post-Meridian Radio Players production of Peter Pan premieres this evening
The Post-Meridian Radio Players are premiering an original full-length adaptation of J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan this evening in Davis Square. There are 7 performances and the radio drama runs through April 29th. Given there are several “family friendly matinees” ones suspects that adaptation doesn’t focus on the Pan’s sociopathic behavior towards the lost boys, as… Continue reading Post-Meridian Radio Players production of Peter Pan premieres this evening
BLUESAPOCALYPSE NOW! (well, rather, this weekend @arlington_arts…)
A fundraiser for the Arlington center for the Arts featuring five bands: – Louise Grasmere with Meeting Across the Water – The Tokyo Tramps – Shikiboo & Butane Blue Band – Bees Deluxe – The King Street Band Also: Beer!
Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir two night event @BerkleeCollege this weekend
The Magnetic Fields roll into town this weekend with their most ambitious performance since 69 Love Songs: Stephin Merritt’s new 50 Song Memoir chronicles the first half century of his life with one song per year, performed by seven musicians playing seven instruments over the course the autobiographical song cycle.
Everyman opens at the Apollinaire Theatre in Chelsea
The Apollinaire Theatre Company is helping Chelsea become center of creative innovation. Their new black box theater will host some both old and new with Everyman a contemporary reimagining of a 15th century morality play by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom. It opens tonight and runs through May 6th. You can… Continue reading Everyman opens at the Apollinaire Theatre in Chelsea
Local fav @erinmckeown is @BerkleeCollege with the Welcome to Night Vale tour
Welcome to Night Vale is the good sort of “fake news”: surreal fun as opposed to increasingly surreal reality. It will arrive at Berklee College this weekend, with longstanding local fav Erin McKeown.