Moonbox Productions continues its impressive run of presenting complicated, adult musicals with more polish, professionalism, and nuance than most other companies in the Boston area, even those with more cash and more clout.
Forget “whodunnit,” the bigger question is “who cares.”
An ensemble cast of beloved local actors doing their best is what Murder on the Orient Express ... read more
“I recommend biting off more than you can chew” is one Alanis Morissette lyric that the team behind Jagged Little Pill appears to have taken far too literally.
When the musical—clobbered together from Morissette’s catalogue of hits—premiered ... read more
At odds with ICE and in search of the Mexican Dulcinea, Quixote Nuevo is reborn as the shining knight of Chicanos
If at age 15 anyone had told me that Miguel de Cervantes’ celebrated chivalric novel Don Quixote could someday become a poignant social commentary on the reality of 21st-century America, I would have probably laughed in disbelief.
Growing up in ... read more
There’s a debate about what was the golden era of BCN. Was it ’68 to ’72, when announcers were turning people on to music?
While it is easy to dismiss this group of wealthy parents as depraved, morally bankrupt, and awash in white privilege, Harmon’s Admissions illustrates the length at which high-minded, politically correct, and supposedly “woke” white liberals will also go to get their children into top-tier colleges and universities.
Only about once—maybe twice—a year does a production come along that makes me feel as if I’ve been ignited from the inside out. It takes a special kind of vision—along with all the different theatrical stars lining up just right—to turn a long ... read more