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Reviews of Current 2003 Productions


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

"Far Away"**** till 24 January Reviewed by Beverly Creasey Seen In 2003 by Will Stackman
Bests of Boston Theatre 2003 from Carl A. Rossi
"My Life With the Kringle Kult" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience,"**** till 25 January Reviewed by A.S.Waterman
"Black Nativity" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"A Christmas Carol" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Amahl And The Night Visitors" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Christmas Carol" Reviewed by G. L. Horton
"A Christmas Carol" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"La Cage aux Folles"**** till 8 February Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Holiday Memories" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Who's Afraid of The Virgin Mary?" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Plaza Suite" Reviewed by Tony Annicone,
"Alcestis" Reviewed by Julie Pummer
"Monticel’" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Mureder on 34th Street" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Monticel' " Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Kringle Kult" & Meshuggah-Nuns" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Fools"**** till 14 March Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Meshuggah-Nuns! The Ecumenical Nunsense" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Phantom Tollbooth" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"A Christmas Carol" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"A Christmas Carol" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Boston Sings Boston 3" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Blanche & Her Joy Boys" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Follies in Concert" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Murder by Post: The Strange Case of Nigel Drew" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Fabulous Invalid" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Creation of The World" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Grease" Reviewed by Tony Annicone,
"West Side Story" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Blanche & Her Joy Boys" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Crucible" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Sylvia" Reviewed by Roger Bentley,
"Follies in Concert" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Annie" Reviewed by Tony Annicone,
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Reviewed by Susan Daniels (This article originally appeared in the November13, 2003, issue of the South End News)
"Van Gogh" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"G. R. Point" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Into The Woods" Reviewed by Bob Guenthner ("The Old Grump")
"Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Peggy Ann" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Women" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Into The Woods" Reviewed by Tony Annicone,
"Nuncrackers" Reviewed by Tony Annicone,
"On The 20th Century" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis (Article first appeared in the Wayland Town Crier)
"Fiddler on The Roof" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Phantom Toll Booth" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Haymarket" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Haymarket" A Minority Report from Kim H. Carrell
"Book of Days" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"On the Twentieth Century" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Brighton Beach Memoirs" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Butley" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"The Girl in the Frame" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Butley" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Book of Days" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Butley" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Across The River And Through The Woods" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Fighting Words" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Gulls" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Misamthrope" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Last Night of Ballyhoo" Reviewed by The Old Grump,
The "Vortex" Art Exhibit Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Fighting Words" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Blood Relations" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Footloose" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Moon for the Misbegotten" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Importance of Being Irish" an essay by Beverly Creasey
"Tongue of A Bird" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
“Memphis”A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"A Man of No Importance" A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"A View from The Bridge" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
“Memphis” Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Credeaux Canvas" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"A Man of No Importance" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"A Man of No Importance" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to The Forum" Reviewed by Tony Annicone,
"A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to The Forum" A Minority Report from Bob Guenthner a k a The Old Grump,
“A Girl’s War” Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Ethan Frome" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Antony and Cleopatra" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Hooray for Hollywood!" Reviewed by The Old Grump (Bob Guenthner)
"Stones in His Pockets" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Antony And Cleopatra" A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"Antony And Cleopatra" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Private Lives" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Baby" Reviewed by Roger Bentley
"Habeas Corpus" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Legends" Reviewed by Tony Annicone,
"I Go Solo" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Antony And Cleopatra" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Ain’t Misbehavin’" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Dublin Carol" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Lady with a Lapdog" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"A Girl's War" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"A Chorus Line" A MinorityReport by Tony Annicone
"Ain't Misbehavin'" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"When Pigs Fly" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Pete ‘n’ Keely" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"When Pigs Fly" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Nunsense II" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Tuning" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"A Chorus Line" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Jacques Brel is Alive & Well & Living in Paris" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Pacific Overtures" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Collected Stories" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Language of Kisses" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"The Language of Kisses" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Van Gogh" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Pacific Overtures" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Always, Patsy Cline" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Romantique" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Circles of Time" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Circles of Time" A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"Jekyll& Hyde" Reviewed by The Old Grump,
"Circles of Time" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"I'm Not Rappaport" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Laramie Project" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Moon Over Buffalo" Reviewed by Tony Annicone,
"Breath of Kings" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Oklahoma!" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Tommy!" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Evita!" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Blue Hair Troupe" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Fly-Bottle"; "Much Ado About Nothing" & The Chekhov One-Acts Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Stalls" & "I Had A Pen So I Had to Write Something" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Ragtime" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Smokey Joe's Cafe" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"The Devil's Disciple" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingam Ellis
"Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train" A Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Our Country’s Good" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Secert Garden" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Oklahoma! A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Follies" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Oklahoma!" A Minority Report from The Old Grump
"Macbeth" and "The Devil’s Disciple" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Cemetery Club" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
The Hovey Summer Shorts Reviewed by Larry Stark
"I Capitani Gemellare, or The Twin Captains" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Producers" Reviewed by Bill Gale in his TheaterNewEngland website
"Oklahoma! A Reviewed by Larry Stark
"31th Annual Playwrights' Platform Festival of New Plays" A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"Sherlock Holmes" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Chicago" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Out of Order" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
The 31st Annual Summer Festival of New Plays (Second Series) A Reviewed by Larry Stark
The 31st Annual Summer Festival of New Plays A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"The Mrs. Potatohead Show" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Cookin’ at the Cookery" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Pageant" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Grease" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Streetcar Named Desire" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"Steamship Authority" & "Learn from the Self-Made Man" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Streetcar Named Desire" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Singin' in the Rain!" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Ruthless!" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Sound of a Voice" & "Hotel of Dreams" Reviewed by Will Stackman
"The Sound of A Voice" Reviewed by Will Stackman
"Ye Olde Murdyr Mysterie" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Crossing Delancey" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Steamship Authority" & "Learn From the Self-Made Man" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bel Canto" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Ruthless! The Musical" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Anything Goes" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Crazy for You" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Pericles" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Winter’s tale" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Schiavi di Amore" A Minority Report by Will Stackman
"Personal Demons" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Springtime for Henry" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Side Show" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Black Coffee" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Springtime for Henry" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Schiavi di Amore (Slaves of Love)" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Forty Carats" Reviewqed by Tony Annicone
"Pippi Longstocking" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Veronica Vavoom, Vulcanologist" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Sweeney Todd" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Wally's Cafe" reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Great Gorgonzola & His New Assistant"**** till [open run] Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Dangerous Corner" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Romulus" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Sweeney Todd" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Sweeney Todd" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Chicago" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Cabaret" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Veronika Vavoom, Volcanologist" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Tintypes" A Minority Report by Caroline Burlingham Ellis reprinted from the Wayland Town Crier
"The Importance of Being Earnest" Reviewed by Bob Guenthner "The Old Grump"
"Side Show" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Company" "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" "Hay Fever" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Fool for Love" A Minority Report Carl A. Rossi
"Fool for Love" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"God's Favorite" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Once Upon A Matress" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Side Show" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Betty's Summer Vacation" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Sweeney Todd" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Man of La Mancha" Reviewed by Will Stackman
"Tintypes" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Side Show" Reviewed by Jennifer Mischley
"Ballplayer" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Guys & Dolls" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"True West" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Fiorello!" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Hay Piedras en el Cielo y son para el Trueno" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Piece of My Heart" A Minority Report by Mort Kaplan
"Marathon" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Boston THEATER Marathon #5" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bits & Pieces" "Try Not to Step on the Naked Man", and "The Last Adventure of Lance Adventure" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Hello, Dolly!" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Bad Seed" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Come Blow Your Horn" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"A Piece of My Heart" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"The Murders: Agamemnon & Electra"/A> Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The First Annual Boston Sonnet-thon" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Truth & Beauty" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"My Fair Lady" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"On Raftery’s Hill" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Romeo And Juliet" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bye Bye Birdie" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Fantasticks" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"2 Lives" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"Of Mice And Men" Reviewed by Will Stackman
"Twelfth Night" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Rumors" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"2 Lives" A Minority Report from Will Stackman
"Truth & Beauty" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Wait until dark" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Come Blow Your Horn" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Chicago" "Chain" "7X7" & "The Shape of Things" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Coyote on A Fence" & "Breath, Boom" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Boston Sings Boston" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Rocky Horror Show" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"Betrayal" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"2 Lives" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"2 Lives" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Betrayal" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Funny Money" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Breath, Boom" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to The Forum" A Minority Report by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to The Forum" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Present Laughter" Reviewed by Caroline Burlingham Ellis
"Pope and Anti-Pope" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Coyote on A Fence" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Chicago" Reviewed by The Old Grump
"Our Town" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Coyote on A Fence" & "Molly's Dream" Reivewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Funny Valentines" reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Seagull" A Minority Report by Beverly Creasey
"No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Edmond" and "Necessary Targets" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Lysistrata Project" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"A Class Act" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Puppetry of the Penis" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Murder by Quarry" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Seagull" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"The Seagull" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"La Bette" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Chain" & "Circle"A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Chain" & "Circle" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Harvey" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"Rainbow Chaser" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Visit" A Minority Report by Carl A. Rossi
"Chicago" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"It's All True" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"It's All True" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Da Schiava a Padrona, or From Slave Girl to Mistress" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
Two "Midsummers" Reviewed by Will Stackman
"Rags" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Howie The Rookie" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Visit" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"It's All True" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Martha@Sanders" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Rags" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Rainbow Chaser" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Will Rogers' Follies" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Arcadia" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"I Take This Man" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"7 x 7: A New Works Festival" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Hedwig and the Angry Inch" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Shape of Things" A Minority Report by Susan Daniels
"The Shape of Things" A Minority Report by Larry Stark
"The Shape of Things" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Deathtrap" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"Remuda" "Virtual Reality" & Observatory Conditions" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"The Wizard of Oz" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"One Toe in The Grave" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"The Children of Herakcles" Reviewed by Susan Daniels
"The World Goes Round" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Virtual Reality" & "Obseratory Conditions" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"A Well-Timed Murder" Reviewed by Tony Annicone
"The Wiz" Reviewed by Larry Stark
"Bat Boy: The Musical" Reviewed by Susan Daniels
"Waiting for Godot" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Uncle Phillip's Coat" Reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"Beyond Belief" & Acme's Winter Festival & Ritalin Readings reviewed by Beverly Creasey
"The Blue Demon" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"Star Spangled Girl" A Minority Report by Tony Annicone
"Star Spangled Girl" Reviewed by Don Gillis in his Little Rhody website
"Beyond Belief, or Catholics are People, Too!" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi
"New Curtains for Macbeth" Reviewed by Carl A. Rossi

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