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Reviews of Current 2001 Productions


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2001

Please remember to check the play dates at the end of the review.
Currently running plays will be noted with four ****.

"Reason"**** till 17 March Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Shel's Shorts"**** till 27 January Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"A Girl's War" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Who Shot Santa?" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Nuncrackers" A Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"The Xmas Files" A Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"The Xmas Files" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Dancing at the Revolution" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Tempest" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"It's A Wonderful Death" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Reflections on Ice Breaking" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Greetings" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Laughter on The 23rd Floor" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"It's A Wonderful Life" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"A Christmas Carol" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Archimedes Abercrombie Makes A Movie" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Boston Sings Boston" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"A Chorus Line" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Trip to Bountiful" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Rose" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Laundry & Bourbon" & "Lone Star" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"My Fair Lady" A Minority Report by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Boston Sings Boston" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"The Lonesome West" A Minority Report by Joe Coyne
"Our Town" & "The Importance of Being Earnest" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Rose" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Baker's Wife" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Laura" Reviewed by Chuck Galle
"Flossie, Queen of Spades" Reviewed by Chuck Galle
"Captains Courageous" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Anton in Show Business" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Anton in Show Business" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Annie" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Annie" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"My Fair Lady" A Minority Report by Tony Annicone
"My Fair Lady"Reviewed by Kimberlane Alessando in Little Rhody
"The Tempest" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Our Town" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"The Last Night of Ballyhoo" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Annie" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Baker's Wife" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey BY PHONE!!!
"The Laramie Project" A Minority Report by Joe Coyne
"Self Defense or death of some salesmen" A Minority Report by Joe Coyne
"Anton in Show Business" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Oliver!" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Cabaret" Reviewed by Paul Curry
"Man of La Mancha" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"As You Like It" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Lonesome West" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Nuncrackers" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Picasso at The Lapin Agile" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Lonesome West" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Cheaper by The Dozen" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Betty's Summer Vacation" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Shylock" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"The Logger, a play in two ax" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Bullring" and "The Odd Couple" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Nine" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis
"The Lonesome West" & Betty's Summer Vacation" Reviewed by G. L. Horton
"Lobby Hero" Reviewed by G. L. Horton in Aisle-Say
"The Laramie Project" Reviewed by G. L. Horton in Aisle-Say
"Laundry & Bourbon" and "Lone Star" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Native Speech" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Self Defense" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Nine" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Songs for A New World" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Madame Ex" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Laramie Project" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Miss Saigon" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"The Band Wagon" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Greetings" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Lobby Hero" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Flea in Her Ear" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"3 One-Act Plays" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Laramie Project" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Screams of Kitty Genovese" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Romeo & Juliet" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Nine" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Laramie Project" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Another Part of The Forest" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"One Flew over The Cuckoo's Nest" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Old Times" A Minority Report by Carl Rossi
"Another Part of The Forest" As reviewed in Aisle-Say by Geralyn Horton
"Breaking Legs" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Bermua Avenue Triangle" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Old Times" Reviewed by Larry Stark
A Streetcar Named Desire" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"A Streetcar Named Desire" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"King Lear" Reviewed by Carl Rossi
"The Taming of The Shrew" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Big Dish" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Brighton Beach Memories" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
The Performance Cult Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Lend Me A Tenor" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Zorba" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Macbeth" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"End of The World Party" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Macbeth" Reviewed by Carl Rossi
"I Hate Hamlet" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Fashion Show at The Castle of Blood" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Gypsy" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Sunday in The Park with George" Reviewed by G.L.Horton in Aisle-Say
"The Three Sisters" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Waverly Gallery" as Reviewed by G. L. Horton on Aisle-Say
"Communicating Doors" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Three Tall Women" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Square Root of Minus One" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Waverly Gallery" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Waverly Gallery" A Minority Report by Miriam F. d'Amato
"The Beauty Queen of Leenane" Reviewed by Chuck Galle
"A Little Family Business" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Midsummer Night's Dream" Reviewed by Moxie
"MAMA MIA!" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Communicating Doors" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Joey And Maria's Comedy Wedding"**** till Judgement Day Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Death of A Salesman" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Sunday in The Park with George" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Cherry Orchard" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"An Inspector Calls" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Lost in Yonkers" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Playhouse" A MinorityReport by Beverly Creasey
"Laundry & Bourbon" & "Lone Star" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Fred And Ethel" Reviewed by Matthew Breton
"Snoopy" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Winter's Tale" A MinorityReport by Beverly Creasey
"Three Tall Women" Reviewed by Chuck Galle
"Midnight Sun" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Winter's Tale" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas" and "Sigh" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Sweet Charity" A Minority Report by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Sweet Charity" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Loft" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Wiz" A Minority Report by Marissa J. Dixon
"The Wiz" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Jekyll & Hyde" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Grease" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Great Expectations" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis
"The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Maratas Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under The Direction of The Marquis de Sade" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Corpus Christi" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"42 Street" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Barefoot in The Park" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Stop Kiss" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Anything Goes" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Corpus Christi" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Translations" A Minority Report by Caroline Burlingham Ellis from in The Wayland Town Crier, Wayland, Mass., Colleen Egan, editor
"Translations" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Translations" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Quilters" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"West Side Story" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The King & I" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Don't Dress for Dinner" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Art" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Love's Fire" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Twelfth Night" A MinorityReport by Carl Rossi
"Twelfth Night" Reviewed by Jim Hickey
"Wait Until Dark" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"The King & I" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
Hovey Summer Shorts Week Two: A Review Reviewed by Willy G. Biggers
"Blithe Spirit" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Texarkana Waltz" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Pirates of Penzance" @ Publick Theatre & @ Turtle Lane Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Evita" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Case of The Smokin' Gunn"" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"That's Entertainment" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Moon Over Buffalo" A Minority Report by Tony Annicone
Hovey Summer Shorts : A Review Reviewed by Willy G. Biggers
"Moon Over Buffalo" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"The Pirates of Penzance" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Coriolanus" Reviewed by Geralyn Horton
"Dew Point" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"1776" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Odd Couple" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Glengarry Glen Ross" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Bye Bye Birdie" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Marat/Sade"(in Russian)" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Much Ado About Nothing" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Much Ado About Nothing" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Jane Eyre" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Saturday Night" Reviewed by Geralyn Horton
"Saturday Night" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Glass Menagerie" Reviewed by Will Stackman
"Frankie and Johnny in The Claire de Lune" Reviewed by Matt Breton
"Last Night of Ballyhoo" A Minority Report by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Stars of La Cage" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"1776" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
National Puppetry Conference 2001 Reviewed by Will Stackman
"1776" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Plaza Suite" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Last Night of Ballyhoo" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Molly Sweeney" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Prelude to A Kiss" A Minority Report by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"My One And Only" A Minority Report by Tony Annicone
"Relude to A Kiss" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"My One And Only" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Richard II"" A Minority Report by Milton Coykendall in THE DIRECTORS' CORNER
"The Cider House Rules (Part 1 and Part 2)" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Come Back to The 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"An American Millionaire" A Minority Report by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"An American Millionaire" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Swimming in March" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Richard II" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Bye Bye Birdie" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
Women's Playwrighting Festival Reviewed by Amy Eller Lewis
"Carousel" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Swimming in March" Reviewed by Will Stackman in Aisle-Say
"Last of The red Hot Lovers" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Killer Joe" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"1776" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Largo Desolato" Reviewed by Will Stackman in Aisle-Say
"1776" Reviewed by Will Stackman in Aisle-Say
"Curse of The Bambino" Reviewed by G. L. Horton in Aisle-Say
"What The Butler Saw" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Richard II" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Richard II" Reviewed by Paul Barstow
"Tomfoolery" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis
"Sweet Charity" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"The Odd Couple-female version" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Man of La Mancha" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Man of La Mancha" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Murder in The Court: Retribution" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Once on This Island" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Crave" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Side Man" Reviewed by Chuck Galle
"Moby Dick" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Desperately Aloof" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Mister Roberts" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Dead Men Walking" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Funy Thing Happened on The Way to The Forum" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Trust" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Murder at The Howard Johnson's" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Bash" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Five Tellers in The Rain" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Singin' in The Rain" Reviewed by Heleni Thayre
"Little Shop of Horrors" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Hamlet" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Twelfth Night" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Company" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Manifest" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
The Boston THEATER Marathon Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Children of Eden" Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Laughter on The 23rd Floor" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Will Rogers Follies" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Knock Knock" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Musical! the musical" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Lady with The Pet Dog" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Picasso at The Lapin Agile" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Anything Goes" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Edward II" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Snakebit" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Over The River And Through The Woods" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Emerald City" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Snakebit" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Dealer's Choice" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Vagina Monologues" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"La Cage aux Folles" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Monky Business" A Minority Report by Robert Guenthner, (AKA) Old Grump in the Little Rhody website
"A Well-Timed Murder" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Home Free" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The lion in Winter" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Nunsense" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Visiting Mr. Green" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Figurations" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bedside Manners" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Marvin's Room" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Rememberer" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Amphitryon" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bedside Manners" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"One Flea Spare"/A> Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Little Foxes" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Monky Business" A Minority Report by Robert Guenthner in Little Rhody website.
"Monky Busines" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Oklahoma City" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"As Bees in Honey Drown" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Beyond Therapy" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Murder in The Court" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The King & I" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Chopping" / "Traveling Naked" BWOT Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Exchange at Cafe Mimosa" Reviewed by Amy Eller Lewis
A Night of "Quickies" BWOT Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Mrs. Potatohead Show" BWOT Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Arkansas Tornado" BWOT Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Mexico City"/"Sailing Down The Amazon" BWOT Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Killjoy" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Dame Edith: The Royal Tour" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Naming The Days" BWOT Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Mother Courage And Her Children" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Top Girls" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Floyd Collins" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"A Man for All Seasons" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Taming of The Shrew" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"No Way to Treat A Lady" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"No Way to Treat A Lady" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"This Lime Tree Bower" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"This Lime Tree Bower" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Follies" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"The Beckett Project" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Follies" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Boys Next Door" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Little Foxes" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Prince and The Pauper" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Godspell" Reviewed by Miriam F. d'Amato
"Steel Magnolias" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Arsenic And Old Lace" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"The Belle of Amherst" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Taming of The Shrew" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Big, The Musical" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Auntie Mame" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Doctor's Dilemma" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Sin" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Youre A Good Man, Charlie Brown" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Arms And The Man" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Sin" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Family of Mann" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Crossing Delancey" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Crossing Delancey" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Last Ticket Home" Reviewed by Chuck Galle
"Comedie du Jour"**** every Thursday at 9 p m Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Weir" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"The First Annual African-American Theatre Festival" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Wait Until Dark" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"I Hate Hamlet" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The First Annual African-American Theatre festival" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Weir" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Complete History of America (Abridged)" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"First Night OR the NUN most likely to...?"**** till 11 February Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Lost in Yonkers" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Wait Until Dark" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Gonzo Night School" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Hedda Gabler" Reviewed by Miriam F. d'Amato

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1997
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