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Thank you! The Best Theater 2018 – WBUR From Company One Theatre’s quirky fairy tale “Leftovers” to American Repertory Theater’s vibrant “Barber Shop Chronicles” to the ArtsEmerson-presented The Peculiar Patriot, a shout-out to disproportionate number of African-Americans who are incarcerated, the urgent concerns of people of color have been addressed. And in WET: A DACAmented Journey, a talented Dreamer told his piercingly human story. Don Aucoin’s Top 10 in theater in 2018 – The Boston…

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Cheek by Jowl and Pushkin Theatre’s Measure for Measure is here for one week only, departing the ArtsEmerson stage on Sunday, OCT 28 and local critics and audiences are urging Boston to catch this show while it’s here! After opening last night, this production has been met with immense praise from critics and audience members alike. CRITICAL PRAISE “Performed entirely in Russian on a stage bare except for four, enormous, red cubes, this modern interpretation has…

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Thank you for joining us for Cheek by Jowl and Pushkin Theatre’s production of Measure for Measure. While in preparations to bring this piece to Boston, the company emphasized the fact that it was made to live outside any particular government or time frame. Is this Russia? Is this now? They leave these questions to us. Since there are as many interpretations of this play as there are people who see it – we would love…

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Cheek by Jowl and Pushkin Theatre’s Measure for Measure (OCT 24-28) has been sweeping the nation in its US Premiere Tour, amazing audiences and creating an American following as our political scene unfolds before us. With the midterm elections in just a few weeks and the recent Supreme Court nomination, director Declan Donnelan and designer Nick Ormend’s Measure for Measure, “is vivid & uncommonly moving…unsettling poignancy.” The New York Times named this specific production a…

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Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure is an unexpectedly modern play. Though it was written in the 17th century, each time it resurfaces it brings along a modern context. Struggling against the tides of power and how that power can affect humanity, Measure for Measure amplifies the political turmoil within its performance context. ArtsEmerson’s presentation of Measure for Measure is a co-production between U.K. and Russian theatre companies—Cheek by Jowl and Pushkin Theatre—and has toured internationally as…

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