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Review: “Fun Home” reaches deep into family history

Review: “Fun Home” reaches deep into family history

October 26, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

By Juan Ramirez We’ll never truly know our parents; our perception of them so complicated by our relationships, dynamics and memories. Even less, we’ll never truly know others’ parents, and what happens behind closed doors at another’s house is just about anyone’s guess. “Fun Home,” the...

SpeakEasy Stage Company, Northeastern theatre department discuss gender binaries on stage

SpeakEasy Stage Company, Northeastern theatre department discuss gender binaries on stage

September 28, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

By Laura Rodriguez, news correspondent The first in a series of panel events exploring trends in theatre and society took place Tuesday at Boston-based community theatre SpeakEasy Stage Company. The Ruby’s Salon panel, named after actor and activist Ruby Dee, was made up of different actors fr...

Review: ‘Grand Concourse’ comments on faith

Review: ‘Grand Concourse’ comments on faith

March 17, 2017


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By Logan Meyer, A&E editor Lies, adultery, prayer and sin. Really, what more can you ask for? Heidi Schreck’s “Grand Concourse” has it all. Running at SpeakEasy Stage Company until April 1, the play tells the story of Shelley, an easy-going Catholic nun who manages a soup kitchen in the B...

Review: Boston cast extends a hand to God

Review: Boston cast extends a hand to God

January 25, 2017


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By Juan A. Ramirez, arts & entertainment columnist Not many people would feel comfortable standing on a stage and directly challenging an audience to reconsider what they believe in without letting them off the hook. Luckily, Tyrone, the foul-mouthed star of “Hand to God,” is a hand puppet...

Review: “The Scottsboro Boys” at SpeakEasy

Review: “The Scottsboro Boys” at SpeakEasy

October 27, 2016


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Art of high caliber and impact should always reflect and challenge the era it represents or in which it was conceived. It would be a delight to say that the SpeakEasy Stage Company’s wonderful production of “The Scottsboro Boys,” which had its New England premiere last night at the Calderwood Pa...

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