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Alex Mandell (Richard Loeb) and Stephen Russell Murray (Nathan Leopold), right. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

‘Never the Sinner: The Leopold & Loeb Story’ at 1st Stage by Yvonne French

In 1st Stage’s gripping production of Never the Sinner: The Leopold and Loeb Story, seven actors explore homosexual power struggles, murderous thrill-seeking, and reportorial sensationalism in the powerful historical play by John Logan. Director Jeremy Skidmore makes great use of the script in the epic courtroom drama that takes place during the summer of 1924 […]

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 Rena Cherry Brown. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

‘August: Osage County’ at The Keegan Theatre by David Friscic

Like a modern day variant of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Tracy Letts’ superb sprawling epic of familial heart break and destruction – August: Osage County propels us into a world that is alternately tragic, sardonic, witty, and disturbing. The Keegan Theatre is presenting a beautifully crafted production of Tracy Letts’ lengthy but extremely involving […]

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L to R: Joe Palka, Brian Mallon, Eric Lucas, David Mitchell and David Bryan Jackson in 'The Seafarer.' Photo by Veronica Hunter.

‘The Seafarer’ at Scena Theatre by Kevin O’Connell

In Conor McPherson’s The Seafarer, Richard Harkin says of his brother, Sharky, “It’s a well-known fact in this whole area that my brother has that rare gift which is, unfortunately, the opposite of whatever the Midas touch was.” Sharky, an alcoholic, can’t hold a job, picks fights he is sure to lose, has had multiple […]

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