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Review: ‘Moment’ at The Studio Theatre

Family dramas are not rare; in fact, they are abundant; in fact, they dominate the theatrical landscape. Quality family dramas are rare, however: those that resound beyond their domesticity to signify the larger society, its ills, its struggles, its need for reconciliation. Irish playwright Deirdre Kinahan’s Moment offers us, without hyperbole or melodrama, the family […]

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Magic Time! “Moment’ at The Studio Theatre

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” as Leo Tolstoy famously said. Had Tolstoy seen Studio Theatre’s penetrating production of Deirdre Kinahan’s lacerating Moment—a knife-edged night of reopened old wounds—he might have added: “Each unhappy family has a meltdown in its own way.” At the explosive end of […]

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‘American Hustle’ and ‘Gravity’ Lead Oscar Nominations with 10 Nods & 12 Years A Slave with 9 Nods. Watch The Trailers of All Best Picture Nominees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominations for the 86th Oscars Today. This year’s March 2nd ceremony will be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Here is the list of this year’s Oscar nominees: BEST PICTURE “12 Years a Slave” “American Hustle” “Captain Phillips” “Dallas Buyers Club” “Gravity” “Her” “Nebraska” “Philomena” “The Wolf […]

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‘Oxygen’ at Taffety Punk Theatre Company by Erica Laxson

Taffety Punk Theatre Company’s Oxygen, written by Ivan Vyrpaev, is a self- proclaimed post apocalyptic mix tape but it’s so much more. Directors Lise Bruneau and Chris Curtis tackled the challenge of creating ten completely unique, but wondrously intertwined chapters of stories that could have been our own, yet seem so far from reality. Set […]

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