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Review: ‘Burst’ at Parlor Room Theater

The sudden incapacity of their mother is the occasion for three siblings and their cousin to gather at a Boston hospital in Amy Leigh Horan’s touching and perceptive new family dramedy Burst, just opened in a lovely Parlor Room Theater production. The title refers to the mother’s burst brain aneurysm. She’s off stage in a coma. […]

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Review: ‘A Tuna Christmas’ at Parlor Room Theater

Classic holiday productions, like Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, always show up around the theater circuit this time of year. But there are also many modern shows making their way onto the list of Christmas traditions and A Tuna Christmas, by Ed Howard, Joe Sears, and Jaston Williams, is one […]

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‘Fools’ at Parlor Room Theater

Fools, staged by Parlor Room Theater at Callan Theatre, is an entertaining romp through love and ignorance in a small Ukrainian village in the late 1800s. Though the play, written by Neil Simon and first produced on Broadway in 1981, is one of Simon’s lesser produced plays, many of its jokes land right on the […]

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Parlor Room Theater Presents ‘A Christmas Carol, 1933’: A Live Radio Play This Friday Through Sunday 12/19-21 by Frank DiSalvo

PARLOR ROOM THEATER PRESENTS A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 1933 New adaptation by local playwright envisions the classic Dickens novel as a live radio play Parlor Room Theater presents A Christmas Carol, 1933 by Frank Robinson, Jr., a new adaptation framing the classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge as a live radio broadcast on Christmas Eve, 1933. A blizzard […]

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‘The Nerd’ at Parlor Room Theater

Larry Shue’s The Nerd opened in Milwaukie Wisconsin in April of 1981, eventually climbing to the peak of dramatic success premiering on Broadway in 1987 with a reputable 441 show run.  This sitcom styled comedy has lost some luster over these last 30 years, but the talented cast and direction of Frank DiSalvo Jr. leads […]

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