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October 9, 2019

TheatreWorks’ newest show, Mark Twain’s River of Song,  is a laid back look at the world depicted in Mark Twain’s novels and memoirs, as narrated by the author himself. The production features three musicians on stage as part of the story who play a mix of old spiritua...

July 25, 2019

Funny, heartfelt and painful, The Language Archive speaks to truths that are more complex than any language can describe.  TheatreWorks is beginning its 50th anniversary season with a thoughtful show that features many of the key elements that have made this local the...

June 15, 2019

Smart, moving and unexpectedly hilarious, Archduke tells the story of the three men that assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, arguably sparking the conflict that became World War I.  TheatreWorks’ newest play highlights all of the reasons why this local theater was h...

May 12, 2019

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is a rare musical that combines all of the magic of an epic fantasy with the fun of a children’s show. This musical hits the sweet spot, perfectly catering toward kids of all ages. Laugh-out-loud funny moments mix perfectl...

April 29, 2019

What sets this version of Vanity Fair apart, however, is playwright Kate Hamill’s marvelous retelling of the story, which sheds light on William Makepeace Thackeray’s “novel without a hero” in unique and often surprising ways. The play isolates two questions from the...

April 20, 2019

You may not know the names of Richard and Robert Sherman, but you already know their music. From writing classic scores including Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Winnie the Pooh, the Sherman Brothers have gained the reputation for writing “th...

April 12, 2019

Clever, heartfelt and moving, Hershey Felder’s newest show tells both his own story, and that of French composer, Claude Debussy. A Paris Love Story is deeply emotional and hauntingly beautiful. It is not a show to miss.

December 3, 2018

TheatreWorks’ holiday show this year, Tuck Everlasting, is an emotional roller coaster that will force you to consider the cycle of life and death in a way that may surprise you. The showtells the story of Winnie Foster and her unusual relationship with the Tuck Family...

November 7, 2018

Men on Boats, now playing at A.C.T.’s Strand Theater, has the unusual distinction of providing neither of the things promised in the title, and being all the better for the omission.  With no men and no boats, this all-female cast tells the true story of an 1869 explor...

May 24, 2018

The show is fast paced and fun, with jokes flying so fast you can barely catch them all. But most importantly, the show has a lot of heart. It can be difficult to craft a show that is both genuinely funny and moving.  A combination of great acting, solid directing by M...

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