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We had something really special planned for this write-up of the Salvador Dalí exhibition’s opening reception over at DTR Modern Gallery (featuring world-renowned appraisal expert Michelle DuBois, PhD), but after a few short chats with our printer, webmaster and lawyer, and it turns out we actually can’t actually coat the paper or code the website with powerful hallucinogens, due to liability issues. That, and what we were proposing is technically impossible. So hey, just so you know, if it were up to us, you’d be tripping balls right now. The big ol’ buzzkill reality ruined things yet again.
[Fri 9.16.11. 167 Newbury St., Boston. 6pm/free. RSVP at 617.424.9700. 6pm/free. @DTRModern. dtrmodern.com]
In Central Square Theater’s production of Terry Johnson’s Hysteria, the year is 1938, and a lifetime’s worth of cigars just being cigars has given Sigmund Freud one hell of a toothache. The kind that begins with “m” and ends in “outh cancer.” Siggy would be contented to just curl up on the couch and analyze away his last hours, but with a knock on the door comes unwanted guests: a conservative colleague looking to put the kibosh on his latest work, a naked young nubile in search of some rather unorthodox therapy, and … Salvador Dali. Yes, that Salvador Dalí. Well, at least the clocks haven’t started melt- goddammit. [450 Mass. Ave., Central Sq., Cambridge. 617.576.9278. 7:30pm/$15-$40.