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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

ArtsBeat Radio 89.5fm/WSKB by Mark G. Auerbach

ArtsBeat Radio on 89.5fm/WSKB. Mark G. Auerbach interviews Brian Lapis from "The Big Broadcast!", Matthew Pugliese from the Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and Darron …

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 12/20/17 by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 12/20/17. The best theatre performances of the year, and arts news for W.Mass. and No.CT.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 10/11/17 by Mark G. Auerbach

Theatre and performing arts news for WMass and No.CT. "Seder" premieres at Hartford Stage. "School of Rock" heads to Hartford's Bushnell, and more.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Take Magazine Profiles TheaterWorks' Rob Ruggiero by Mark G. Auerbach

New England's Take Magazine profiles TheaterWorks director Rob Ruggiero who is staging the upcoming production of "Rags" at Goodspeed Musicals.

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Review: "Camping With Henry and Tom" at Barrington Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

Brilliant sets and lights define this fine production of Mark St. Garmain's play about Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Warren Harding.

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Review: "Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz" at Goodspeed Musicals by Mark G. Auerbach

The Road to Oz", the new musical about Judy Garland before "The Wizard of Oz" is terrific at Goodspeed. Ruby Rakos as Judy and Michael Wartella as Mickey Rooney sing and swing with pure plea…

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

Review: "The Bakelite Masterpiece" at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G. Auerbach

The Bakelite Masterpiece, the American premiere of Kate Cayley's taut drama, is co-produced by Berkshire Theatre Group and WAM. Extraordinary performances by David Adkins and Corinna May in …

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Review: "Queens For A Year" Premiere at Hartford Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

An intense and provocative drama about women in the Marines.

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Review: The Stone Witch at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G. Auerbach

Judd Hirsch stars as an eccentric writer in the world premiere of The Stone Witch at Berkshire Theatre Group in Stockbridge, MA

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Review: "The Pirates of Penzance" at Barrington Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

From the creators of Barrington Stage's "On The Town", a fresh and fun revival of a Gilbert and Sullivan masterpiece.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Review: "Bye Bye Birdie" at Goodspeed by Mark G. Auerbach

A delightful revival with fun performances that's perect for a summer night near the Connecticut shore.

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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Review: "How to Succeed" at CT Repertory Theatre by Mark G. Auerbach

How to Succeed gets a charming revival at CT Rep with Riley Costello as Finch, Fred Grandy as Biggley, and Tina Fabrique.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Review: "Anastasia" at Hartford Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

The world premiere of a musical inspired by the story of Tsar Nicholas' daughter, and film treatments about her life, wrapped up in one of the most beautiful productions I've ever seen on th…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Review: Presto Change-O at Barrington Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

A world premiere musical about a family of magicians trying to regain the magic in their act. Commissioned and produced by Barrington Stage Company

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Review: "Anything Goes" at Goodspeed Musicals by Mark G. Auerbach

First-class production of a Cole Porter classic.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Review: "Monty Python's Spamalot" at Connecticut Repertory Theatre by Mark G. Auerbach

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's season finale, "Spamalot" is zany, silly fun in a first class production.

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Review: "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First 100 Years" at Hartford Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

a well-directed, well-performed slice of American history, as told by two sisters, descendants of slaves, who became accomplished women.

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Review: Sex With Strangers at Hartford's TheaterWorks by Mark G. Auerbach

A sizzling production of Laura Eason's portrait of two writers.

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Review: "Romeo and Juliet" at Hartford Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

Darko Tresnjak's well-directed (he designed the sets too) production of Romeo and Juliet, beautifully acted, and in one word, superb.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Review: Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal in "Love Letters" at The Bushnell by Mark G. Auerbach

Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal visit Hartford in A.R. Gurney's "Love Letters"

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Review: The Body of an American at Hartford Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

Riveting play about playwright Dan O'Brien's relationship with photojournalist Paul Watson, punctuated by great direction and performances.

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Review: Christmas on The Rocks at Hartford's TheaterWorks by Mark G. Auerbach

Christmas on the Rocks at Hartford's TheaterWorks. Hilarious, laugh-a-minute entertainment. A group of playwrights contribute playlets about famous characters from holiday plays and movies …

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Friday, October 16, 2015

Westfield News Review: A Wonderful Life at Goodspeed by Mark G. Auerbach

Goodspeed Musicals presents A Wonderful Life, a musicalization of the movie classic.

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Review: The Laramie Project at Connecticut Repertory Theatre by Mark G. Auerbach

A riveting play and a solid production of The Laramie Project at Connecticut Repertory Theatre in Storrs.

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Monday, October 5, 2015

Westfield News Review: The Homecoming at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G. Auerbach

Good direction merges a playwright's words, incredible design elements, and a fine acting ensemble into a tour-de-force production of a Pinter classic.

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Friday, September 25, 2015

Review: "An Opening in Time" at Hartford Stage by Mark G. Auerbach

Hartford Stage opens its new season with the world premiere of "An Opening in Time", a play about Connecticut people by a Connecticut playwright, Christopher Shinn.

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Review: "His Girl Friday" at Barrington Stage Company by Mark G. Auerbach

John Guare's adaptation of the play "The Front Page" and its movie adaptation "His Girl Friday" is fast-paced, fun comedy, beautifully staged and well performed.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Review: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G. Auerbach

Karen Allen directs this fine production of an early Terrence McNally work.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Review: "I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers" at Hartford's TheaterWorks by Mark G. Auerbach

Veteran Broadway musical actress Karen Murphy plays the Hollywood "Super Agent" in John Logan's play.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Review: La Cage Aux Folles at Goodspeed Musicals by Mark G. Auerbach

A sumptuous production with dazzling choreography, fine performances, and the warmth and wisdom of Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein.

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Review: "Thoreau or Return to Walden" at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G. Auerbach

A world premiere by and starring David Adkins and directed by Eric Hill presents a strong portrait of the natrualist author of Walden and his views on civil disobedience.

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