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NU Stage produces “Pippin,” the plainclothes pontificator
Pippin's stint as king was short lived. / Photo by Sam Cronin

NU Stage produces “Pippin,” the plainclothes pontificator

NU Stage Musical Theater Company put on a production of the musical “Pippin” in Blackman Auditorium last weekend.

by × April 18, 2018 × Comments are Disabled

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Review: “Rampage” delivers fun, mindless action
Dwayne Johnson in "Rampage." / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

Review: “Rampage” delivers fun, mindless action

“Rampage” starring Dwayne Johnson is a mediocre CGI-fest, but still isn’t the worst video game movie adaptation.

by × April 18, 2018 × Comments are Disabled

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Andy Grammer performs at a packed Paradise Rock Club. / Photo by Riley Robinson
Andy Grammer performs at a packed Paradise Rock Club. / Photo by Riley Robinson

Review: Andy Grammer delivers energetic and soulful show

Andy Grammer performed hits including “Fresh Eyes” to a sold-out Paradise Rock Club Friday evening with opener James TW.

by × April 15, 2018 × Comments are Disabled

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Review: ‘Ready Player One’ is the long-awaited Spielberg return
Art3mis runs in the Oasis during the final battle. / Illustration courtesy Warner Bros. Studios.

Review: ‘Ready Player One’ is the long-awaited Spielberg return

Our lifestyle columnist reviews one of Steven Spielberg’s most recent animated films, “Ready Player One.”

by × April 9, 2018 × Comments are Disabled

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Review: ‘Love, Simon’ brings relatable storyline

Currently in theatres, “Love, Simon” is a touching story about a closeted high schooler and his coming out story.

by × April 8, 2018 × Comments are Disabled

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Berger (Adam Thomas) and Dionne (Lera Bamgbala) sing. / Photo courtesy Chelsea Ruscio
Berger (Adam Thomas) and Dionne (Lera Bamgbala) sing. / Photo courtesy Chelsea Ruscio

Review: ‘Hair’ takes us on an all-too-familiar trip

The musical performance captured the spirit of the 60s hippie movement and drew parallels to today’s political climate.

by × April 7, 2018 × Comments are Disabled

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Review: James Bay serenades a packed Royale with new style
James Bay performed for a sold out crowd, showcasing a unique and endearing blend of his new and old styles.

Review: James Bay serenades a packed Royale with new style

James Bay showcased a unique and endearing blend of his new and old styles with songs such as “Pink Lemonade.”

by × April 6, 2018 × Comments are Disabled

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Julia Barksdale plays Audrey II in the song "Feed Me." / Photo by Sam Cronin
Julia Barksdale plays Audrey II in the song "Feed Me." / Photo by Sam Cronin

Review: NUStage produces ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ revue

NUStage’s “Seven Deadly Sins” was a well-choreographed, well-arranged, well-structured and well-performed revue.

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Misa Kuranaga and Nelson Madrigal portray Juliet and Romeo. / Photo courtesy Liza Voll
Misa Kuranaga and Nelson Madrigal portray Juliet and Romeo in this Boston Ballet production. / Photo by Liza Voll

Review: In fair Verona, Romeo and Juliet doth dance

Boston Ballet performs a visually stunning “Romeo and Juliet,” choreographed by John Cranko, at the Boston Opera House.

by × March 22, 2018 × Comments are Disabled

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Review: Miguel returns to Boston for sold out show
Miguel rocks the house with "Criminal," the opening song off "War & Leisure." / Photo by Alex Melagrano.

Review: Miguel returns to Boston for sold out show

On tour for his latest album “War & Leisure,” Miguel’s eclectic blend of R&B, funk and pop is back and better than ever.

by × March 21, 2018 × Comments are Disabled