“Fun Home” at the Boston Opera House

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The national tour of “Fun Home,” the 2015 Tony-winner for Best Musical, came to Boston on Oct. 17 to tell the story of Alison Bechdel’s journey from childhood to working as a prolific cartoonist and activist for the LGBTQA+ community. Family, identity, truth and change are all explored in the musical, as the audience looks...continue reading

A Comically Thrilling ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’

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“Dead Man’s Cell Phone” followed a curious and caring woman as she interjected herself into the life of a dead man. Northeastern University Department of Theatre’s production of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” directed by Jonathan Carr, was humorous, romantic and full of twists. Jean, played by Eva Friedman, found herself irritated with the ring of...continue reading

NU Theatre Department’s Laugh-out-loud Production of ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

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As soon as the audience entered the house, there were delighted gasps and chuckles prompted by the desk-chairs lined up in the risers. That was only the beginning of Northeastern University Theatre Department’s commitment to bringing the audience back to middle school through “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” directed by Scott Edmiston, chair...continue reading

The Heidi Chronicles, A Fresh Look At The Feminist Movement

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“The Heidi Chronicles” is a reflection of the turmoil of the women’s movement and the idea of having it all, as seen through one woman’s eyes. Playwright Wendy Wasserstein was called the “female voice of her generation” by the Voice of America, and her Pulitzer prize-winning drama, The Heidi Chronicles, lived up to its reputation...continue reading

How to Be Funny, According to NU & Improv’d

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So, you want to be funny? It can be tough being funny on your own, so NU & Improv’d has provided some nifty tips to help you achieve your maximum laugh potential. Step 1: Listening The key to improv is listening and building on those around you. Pay attention to your surroundings and be inspired...continue reading