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Theater: All About Hip-Hop
Theater

All About Hip-Hop

Rep’s ‘Parental Advisory’ is one of a kind show about hip-hop’s place in American culture.

Theater: Next Act’s ‘Splash Hatch’ Is Potent Drama
Theater

Next Act’s ‘Splash Hatch’ Is Potent Drama

Densely layered play with a quirky titie captures the dread and hopes of inner city life.

Theater: ‘Laughs in Spanish’ Rarely Delivers It
Theater

‘Laughs in Spanish’ Rarely Delivers It

Comic whodunit plot with telenovela echoes gets uneven MCT production.

Theater: ‘Run Bambi Run’ Is a Spectacular Production
Theater

‘Run Bambi Run’ Is a Spectacular Production

Rep’s new rock musical about Laurie Bembenek lacks depth, but pulsates with energy and attitude.

Theater: ‘Country Sunshine’ Is Packed With Songs
Theater

‘Country Sunshine’ Is Packed With Songs

Rep's show mostly a concert with anecdotes, but lead songstress Katie Deal is the real deal.

Theater: Skylight Wows With New Rock Musical
Theater

Skylight Wows With New Rock Musical

World premiere heads for broad exposure in fancy production.

Theater: It’s About This Guy Named Shakespeare
Theater

It’s About This Guy Named Shakespeare

Next Act's rollicking production of "God's Spies" has fun with Shakespeare, "King Lear" and bawdy old England.

Theater: Rep’s ‘God of Carnage’ Has Plenty Of It
Theater

Rep’s ‘God of Carnage’ Has Plenty Of It

Affluent couples arguing about their kids yields heated drama, but production more stagy than subtle.

Theater: Oh, Those Wacky Theater People
Theater

Oh, Those Wacky Theater People

Constructivists' staging of "I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard" is funny, biting look at a theatrical family starring James Pickering

Theater: ‘Tidy’ Is An Environmental Puzzle
Theater

‘Tidy’ Is An Environmental Puzzle

Audience must figure out what is real in new one-woman play with neat technical effects staged by Renaissance Theaterworks.

Theater: Skylight’s ‘Noises Off’ a Fast-Paced Farce
Theater

Skylight’s ‘Noises Off’ a Fast-Paced Farce

But its first staging ever of non-musical (with musical interludes) less fun than it should be.

Theater: ‘Hoops’ Circles Around Jewelry Black Women Wear
Theater

‘Hoops’ Circles Around Jewelry Black Women Wear

Chamber Theatre presents new play, new voices targeting racism about simple hoops.