Monday, July 14, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Tri-State Print

New York Times

Do You, Bette, Take Boo for a Life of Misery That We’ll Laugh At?
This uneven revival succeeds better at milking the play’s broad laughs than acknowledging the rich seams of anguish that feed them.
* Audio Slide Show: Scenes From a Marriage

ARTS, BRIEFLY; Footnotes
...The New York Foundation for the Arts has announced that 33 theater companies based in New York City will receive grants totaling $2 million...


Reviews: Durang's 'Beyond Therapy,' 'Bette and Boo'

New York Post

It's 'Boo'-tifully Done
Few plays are as darkly funny, or fun nily dark, as "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," Christopher Durang's 1985 autobiographical play that was either the result of too much or too little therapy....

Weirdness a fringe benefit at Midtown Fest

New York Sun

Baby Doom: Durang's 'The Marriage of Bette and Boo'
The little bundles emerge from stage right, usually (but not always) in the arms of an obstetrician. Four are wrapped in blue blankets, one in pink. One is tossed in from offstage. All five land on the ground with an amplified thud. All but one is a…

Giving a Boost to off-off-Broadway - Midtown Fest

Standing Up From the Ghetto: Don Reed's 'East 14th'

New York Journal-News

'Marriage' is a bitter fate
Bitterness is at the core of Christopher Durang's "The Marriage of Bette and Boo," a play that opened 23 years ago at the Public Theatre and has been revived by the Roundabout Theatre.

New York Magazine

Jeremy McCarter on Damn Yankees


Premieres on George Street
In announcing the George Street Playhouse's 2008-09 season, artistic director David Saint included a nice birthday present for Arthur Laurents

Albany Times-Union

Glimmerglass charms with 'Kiss Me, Kate'

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