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1995 & 1996
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2002

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Currently running plays will be noted with four ****.

"Amadeus" & "Machinal" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Black Nativity" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
Spiked Eggnog" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Scrooge, The Musical" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Jimmy Tingle in The Promised Land" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Spiked Eggnog" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Blues for An Alabama Sky" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Joan Crawford’s Christmas on the Pole" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Yule En Rouge" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Blowin of Baile Gall" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Spiked Eggnog" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Annie!" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Cloak & Dagger" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Christmas Carol" (Granite Theatre) Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Blues for An Alabama Sky" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Epic Proportions" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Escape from Happiness" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Pirates of Penzance" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The World Goes Round" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Christmas Carol"(City Nights) Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Witch of Blackbird Pond" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Epic Proportions" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Oliver!" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Oliver!" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"Iscariot" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Nutcracker-Sweet Murder" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Back to Broadway" Reviewed by Susan Daniels
"A Skull in Connemara"
"Our Town" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Witch of Blackbird Pond" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Cinderella" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Hedwig and the Angry Inch" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Marty" A Minority Report by Susan Daniels
"Alice" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Stop, Look! Listen!" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Smelling A Rat" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Lepers of Baile Baiste" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Our Town" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?" A Minority Report by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Marty" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"1776" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Riff Raff" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Marty" & "The Gig" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"W;t" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey,
"The Gig" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Dial 'M' for Murder" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"The Curse of Frankenstein" A Minority Report by Robert Mulligan in the Little Rhody website
"The Curse of Frankenstein" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Merrily We Roll Along" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Show of Her Own" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" Reviewed by G.L. Horton
"The Woman in Black" & "The Gig" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Case of The Double Crossing Crook" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"1776" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"Annie" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Steel Magnolias" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"Spinning into Butter" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"The Countess" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Spinning into Butter" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Venus" & "Dealer’s Choice" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Scarrie" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Laramie Project" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Batboy: The Musical" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Batboy: The Musical" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Remuda" (repeated 24 January - 8 February) Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Dirty Blonde" Reviewed by G. L. Horton in Aisle-Say
"Breaking Legs" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Dracula" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Infestation" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"The Red Brick Line" reviewed by Will Stackman
"Bee-Luther-Hatchee" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Resident Alien" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Odd Couple" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"Infestation" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Nerd" & "Nunsense" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Fuddy Meers" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Nunsense" A Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Dirty Blonde" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Boston by Sea" A Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Bee-Luther-Hatchie" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Jerusalem" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bee-Luther-Hatchee" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Unexpected Guest"* Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Fuddy Meers" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Dirty Blonde" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Nunsense" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"Arsenic And Old Lace" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to The Forum" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"A Month in The Country" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Laramie Project" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Dirty Blonde" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Month in The Country" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Unexpected Guest" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Always... Patsy Cline" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Unexpected Man" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Under Milk Wood" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Lend Me A Tenor" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Doctor Faustus" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"The Unexpected Man" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Doctor Faustus" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Lone Star Love Potion" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Smokey Joe's Cafe" A Minority Report by Tony Annicone
"Smokey Joe's Cafe" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Hamlet" A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"East Lynne" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Hamlet" Reviewed by Larry Stark
“The Subject Was Roses” Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Psycho Beach Party" A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"Jump Rope" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Jump Rope" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Psycho Beach Party" A Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Footloose" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"Jump Rope" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Singin' in The Rain" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Jump Rope" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Coriolanus" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"The Life and Times of Timon of Athens" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Twelfth Night Review by Caroline Burlingham Ellis (Review originally appeared 7.25.02 in the Wayland Town Crier, Colleen Egan, editor)
"The Wizard of Oz" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Jekyll & Hyde"A Minority Report by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"Jekyll & Hyde" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Cemetery Club" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"Social Security" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Much Ado About Nothing" Reviewed by Will Stackman,
"Speaking Well of The Dead" & "The Crazy Girl" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"George M!" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"Henry V" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Honk!" Reviewed by Bob Guenthner a k a "The Old Grump"
"Hovey Summer Shorts II" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Hovey Summer Shorts I" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Pan" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Glass Menagerie" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"George M!" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Witness for The Prosecution" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Great Gorgonzola & His New Assistant"**** Open Engagement Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Little Women" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"George Gershwin Alone" Reviewed by Susan Daniels
"Footloose" A Minority report by Tony Annicone
"Footloose" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"The House of Blue Leaves" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"The Maiden's Prayer" A Minority Report from Beverly Creasey
"Heart of Jade" A Minority Report by Susan Daniels
"Master Class" Reviewed by Will Stackman
"House of Blue Leaves" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Heart of Jade" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Real Inspector Hound" & "Black Comedy" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Run for Your Wife" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Damn Yankees" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Bug" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"On Golden Pond" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Heart of Jade" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Bug" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Odd Couple" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Wally's Cafe" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The House of Yes" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"The Maiden's Prayer" Reviewed by Will Stackman
The 30th Annual Playwrights' Platform Summer Festival of New Plays Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Few Good Men" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Anything Goes" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bermuda Avenue Triangle" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Blue Heart" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The House of Yes" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Ragtime" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Ten Unknowns" Reviewed Will Stackman
"The House of Yes" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Gloria & Johnny's 25th Anniversary" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Real Thing" A Minority Report by Susan Daniels
"Shameless" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Steel Magnolias" Reviewed by Jennifer Mischley
"An Unexpected Man" A Minority Report by Joe Coyne
"One Flea Spare" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Nuts" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Knock 'Em Dead" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Magic of Broadway" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"10th Women's Playwriting Festival" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Real Dead" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Cat on A Hot Tin Roof" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis [Review first appeared in the Wayland Town Crier, Colleen Egan editor]
"The Seagull" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Little Shop of Horrors" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Camille" Re-reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Unexpected Man" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Passion" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"The Women" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"The Most Happy Fella" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Guys & Dolls" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Seagull" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Splat Frankie" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Don't Dress for Dinner" Reviewed by Jennifer Mischley
"Sweet Charity" A Minority Report by Jennifer Mischley
"The Real Thing" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Passion" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Kung Fu Babies" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Sweet Charity" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Camille" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Family Stories" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Sweet Charity" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Frankie & Johnnie in the Clair de Lune" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Death to The Future" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Lend Me A Tenor" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Scarlet Pimpernel" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Painted Alice" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Rash Acts" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"God" & "Bachelor Holiday" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Chorus Line" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Faust 2002" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Molly Maguire" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Sweeney Todd" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Faust 2002" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Adria" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Butterflies Are Free" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Into The Woods" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Faust 2002" Reviewed by Will Stackman
"The Boston THEATRE Marathon #4"A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"The Caucasian Chalk Circle" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Two By Two" A Minority Report by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Sweeney Todd" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Our Town" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Two By Two" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Boston THEATRE Marathon" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"She Loves Me" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Man of La Mancha" A Minority Report by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Come Blow Your Horn" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Beau Gest" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Aida" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Songs Degenerate And Otherwise" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Man of La Mancha" A Minority Report by Tony Annicone
"Man of La Mancha" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Sylvia" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Sunshine Boys" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Strange Snow" Report by Beverly Creasey
"The Jungle Book" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Strange Snow" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Cabaret" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Homebody/Kabul" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis
"Murder by the Sea: The Dark Veil Mystery" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"In The Blood" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Lesson Before Dying" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Glengary Glen Ross" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Nixon's Nixon" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis
"The Winter's Tale" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Amy's View" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Reason" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
6th Annual WOMEN ON TOP Festival Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Once Upon A Matress" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Desdemona" & "Krapp's Last Tape" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Belles" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Widow's Blind Date" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Moon Over Buffalo" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Desdemona" & "Krapp's Last Tape" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Black Comedy" & "The Public Eye" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis
"A Lesson Before Dying" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Thomas of Woodstock" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Barrymore" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Macbeth" A Minority Report by Terry Byrne reproduced from The Boston HERALD without permission
"Macbeth" A Minority Report by Sally Cragin reproduced from The Boston GLOBE without permission
"Macbeth" A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"Barrymore" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Our Town" Reviewed by Eric Stein
"Macbeth" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Weekend Comedy" A Minority Report by Tony Annicone
"The House of Blue Leaves"h Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Never Too Late" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Acme New Works Winter Festival" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"SubUrbia" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Jekyll & Hyde re-Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Macbeth" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"I Do!, I Do!" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Weekend Comedy" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Iphigenia and Other Daughters" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Fantasticks" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Lisbon Traviata" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"A Chorus Line" A MinorityReport by Larry Stark
"Tuck Everlasting" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Lisbon Traviata" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Lost in Yonkers" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"The Wild Party" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"The Wild Party" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Jekyll & Hyde" A Minority Report by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"A Chorus Line" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Wives of The Dead" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Jekyll & Hyde" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Lisbon Traviata" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Pounding Nails in The Floor with My Forehead" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Wives of The Dead" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bailegangaire" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Amorous Ambassador" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Crimes of The Heart" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"Fefu & Her Friends" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"The Wild Party" A Minority Report by Alexander Wright
"The Wild Party" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Fefu and Her Friends" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Night of The Iguana" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Miracle Worker" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"The Front Page" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Annie Get Your Gun" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
" 'Night, Mother" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Miss Price" A Minority Report by Joe Coyne
"Eight Reindeer Monologues" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"The Lion in Winter" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"The Shawl" A Minority Report by Heleni Thayre
"Miss Price" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Kindedrtransport" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Fantasticks" Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"AmErican Notes" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Shawl" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Tartuffe" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"The Clearing" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"The Lion in Winter" Reviewed by Larry Stark
The 2nd Annual African American Theatre Festival Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Miss Price" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Rumors" A Minority Report by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"The Clearing" Reviewed by M. A. Holmes
"Rumors" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Tartuffe" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Ceremonies in Dark Old Men" Reviewed by Heleni Thayre
"Rosemary's Baby – The Musical!" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Melancholy Baby" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Luv" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website.
"Jake's Women" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"2002 Ritalin Readings" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Fantasticks" (in NYC Reviewed by Joe Coyne
"Contact" Reviewed by Robert Guenthner AKA oldgrump
"2002 Ritalin Readings" Reviewed by Heleni Thayre
"Shel's Shorts" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi

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1995 & 1996
1997
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