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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011

Theater Review

Annie Baker's comic-drama Circle Mirror Transformation makes its local debut with the Boulevard Theatre this month. The plot follows a five-member ensemble through a series of isolated scenes at a community-center acting class. Kate Sherry plays the instructor leading a class that...
05.10.2010 | | Posted at 11:25 PM

The Boulevard Theatre’s Annual Fundraiser

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Boulevard Theatre closes out its 24th Season this month with its annual Verse & Vino Poetry/Wine Slam. The annual event features the aforementioned wine and food from some rather nice restaurants as well as poetry and spoken word performed by some exceptionally talented people. This year’s event includes performances by Susan Fete, David Flores, Mark Metcalf, Dan Mooney, Beth Monhollen, Ru...
08.02.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Boulevard Theatre opened the first show of the new season last Thursday night. A bit of an odd feeling considering it’s only the end of July. The standard performing arts season feels like it gets earlier and earlier every year. There’s always that first-day-of-the-new-school year feeling at the first show of any new season. Entering the theatre at the Boulevard I was more than a bit di...
06.02.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Boulevard Theatre’s fundraiser last night was well-attended. I’d made my way to the former Schwartz's on KK for Boulevard's Vintage, Verse and Vanilla having been given the opportunity to perform as part of the evening of poetry following food, wine and fundraising auction . . . the atmosphere at the former Schwartze’s on South KK was quite pleasant, but I was there for the poetry , , ,�...
04.12.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
What with the economy being the way it is, local theatre companies continue to look for ways to keep afloat. Between grants, subscriptions and single tickets sales, funds can still end up being relatively tight. In the interest of supplementing funds from other sources, there are a number of upcoming fundraisers for local theatre groups. Here are details on three occurring in the next three months...
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008

Theater Review

The Boulevard Theatre Ensemble's new production of Somerset Maugham's The Constant Wife (running through Oct. 5) proves that you can easily convey the vivacity of Maugham's script without resorting to elaborate sets and costuming. Less is definitely more. If only this idiom had been extended to the extraneous packaging that hampers this otherwise enjoyable production. The idea of setting The Constant Wife as a play within a play is not entirely without merit, if it helps cast a fresh light on the play...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Tonight @ the Boulevard Theatre - 7:30 p.m.

The unflappable heroine of W. Somerset Maugham’s 1926 comedy The Constant Wife is more than aware that her husband is having an affair with her best friend, but despite what society tells her, she can’t muster up the interest to be outraged. In fact, she sees the potential to follow her own dreams in the wake of the revelation...