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"Clearly director Daniel Fish is far less interested in current relevance than he is in giving the audience complete access into the psychology of survival, the damage of major disappointment and the blurring of the line between doing good and being a martyr." - Metro
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"Full-blooded and full-bodied, Three Pianos lifts its glass to music, to Schubert and to the type of friendship that can make you laugh off heartbreak. It’s also a superb evening. Cheers." - Time Out New York
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"The American Repertory Theater has dug up a buried treasure called 'Paradise Lost' and spiffed it up quite nicely.... Delivers a very satisfying reward." -Patriot Ledger
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"Paradise Lost is electric, shaking our winter slumber to awaken the untapped potential of the human spirit." -Boston Herald
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Jared Bowen and theater critic Terry Byrne discuss two plays with a common theme: the politics of family and wealth. Stick Fly plays at the Calderwood Pavillion and Paradise Lost at the American Repertory Theater.
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"One of the most exciting and improbable accomplishments in theater in recent years." -Ben Brantley, The New York Times
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As a theater director, Diane Paulus is a proud populist. What does that mean exactly? For Ms. Paulus it involves creating shows that appeal to the mainstream as well as theater snobs, and blurring the line between viewers and actors, which is why so many of her productions rely on an interactive relationship with the audience.
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The Beat offers "The John Collins Interview," a five-part series of video clips featuring Collins' thoughts on acting, theater, literature and watching the clock.
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"The hottest theater ticket in town.... The A.R.T. has created a splash on the cultural scene this season. Under new artistic director Diane Paulus, the company’s first two productions - both immersive, interactive, unconventional takes on Shakespeare - are selling out and attracting many who rarely go to the theater." -Boston Globe
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"daring . . . the finely tuned acting and meticulous direction join to make this stage version dramatically gripping . . . most memorable about the performances is how tight this 13-member ensemble is - they play the piece like a chamber ensemble playing Mozart, and it is beautiful to watch them interact." - EDGE Boston
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