Friday, September 19, 2014
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Life, Life, Love

New and Noteworthy: Theater

"Atlar Boyz" continues through next week.
"Atlar Boyz" continues through next week. JOHN FLAK

New This Week

27 (New Paradise Laboratories) You're invited to a birthday party. A rockin' 27th. Everybody's 27. And dead. Thursday-Saturday.

Incorruptible (Arden Theatre) When a monastery falls on hard times, a Dark Ages con man comes up with just the solution. In previews, opens Wednesday.

The Real Thing (Wilma Theater) Marriage and adultery, facts and artifice - Stoppard at his best. In previews, opens Wednesday.

The Screwtape Letters (Lantern Theater Company) Senior demon Screwtape attempts to teach protege Wormwood the refinements of temptation. Preview Tuesday, opens Wednesday.



Reviewed by Wendy Rosenfield (W.R.), Jim Rutter (J.R.), David Patrick Stearns (D.P.S.), Toby Zinman (T.Z.).

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The 39 Steps (Theatre Horizon) Four actors play more than 150 characters in this maniacal musical whodunit. Through June 8.

Altar Boyz (11th Hour) Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan, and Abraham bring high-volume enthusiasm to their boy-band prosyletizing, but not enough to save this dated enterprise. Through next Sunday. - T.Z.

Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (Arden Theatre) Great fun that is funny! Through June 22.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Walnut Street Theatre) J. Pierrepont Finch shows you how it's done in this Tony winner. Through June 13.

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Walnut's Independence Studio) A charming musical examination of relationship ins and outs. Through June 29. - J.R.

In a Dark Dark House (Simpatico Theatre Project) Brothers wrestle with an event in their past in this Neil LaBute play, highlighted by a great Allen Radway performance. Through next Sunday. - W.R.

Little Shop of Horrors (Bristol Riverside Theatre) Audrey II is hungry in a dandy production of this popular musical. Through June 8. - W.R.

Man of La Mancha (Act II Playhouse) Still dreaming the impossible dream, but on a scale too small. Ends Sunday. - J.R.

Sense and Sensibility (Hedgerow Theatre) John Jory is back with another adaptation of a Jane Austen sister story. Through next Sunday.

This Is the Week That Is (1812 Productions) The perennial favorite news riff is back - with more music and some great moments. Through next Sunday. - D.P.S.

Tigers Be Still (Azuka Theatre) Life for Sherry - and everyone else in this delightful comedy - is so not perfect. Ends Sunday. - J.R.

Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie (People's Light & Theatre Company) Warm and loving sing-along of his best. Ends Sunday. - J.R.


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