Posts Tagged ‘The Admission’

What Can Tumblr Do for Theater?

Last month, I walked into Woolly Mammoth a half-hour before a showing of the hilarious political farce The Totalitarians, and my eye started twitching. Ticketholders were chit-chatting and milling around with beers in the theater’s lobby, but it didn’t look like a lobby. It looked like a campaign office—half-drunk Red Bull cans, slogan brainstorming sessions, [...]

The Admission, Which Closes This Weekend, Reviewed

If you haven’t yet seen the controversial play that made its English-language debut at Theater J in March and raised the ire of local pro-Israel activists, here’s your last chance. After a sold-out “workshop” run at Theater J and a 22-show extension produced by Busboys and Poets at the Studio Theatre, The Admission is staging [...]

ToDo ToDay: Colin Stetson, Pop Art Prints, and Classixx

Multireedist Colin Stetson has impressive pipes. He fills his instruments with so much air—too much air, maybe—that the tones distort into something that sounds like avant garde metal, not jazz. It’s no wonder that Stetson’s style has caught the attention of rock giants like Lou Reed, Bon Iver, and The National: His work oozes atmosphere [...]

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