Rebecca Maxfield

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Futurity Makes the Sound of Present Action
December 14, 2018 No Commentby

Futurity Makes the Sound of Present Action

When you enter to take your seat for Wilbury Theatre Group’s production of Futurity, you could be forgiven for thinking ...

Trinity's Powerful Ragtime Evokes a Sense of Community
May 9, 2018 No Commentby

Trinity’s Powerful Ragtime Evokes a Sense of Community

Going to the theater is always a communal experience. Even in a movie theater — who’s never experienced a time ...

The Gamm's Strong Actors Shine in Earnest
September 27, 2017 No Commentby

The Gamm’s Strong Actors Shine in Earnest

The Gamm opened their season last week with Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Fred Sullivan, Jr. ...

Mr. Burns Survives the Apocalypse
March 29, 2017 No Commentby

Mr. Burns Survives the Apocalypse

Telling people that I was going to review the Wilbury Group’s production of Mr. Burns, I got a few variations ...

The Gamm's Arcadia Is a Modern Masterpiece
October 3, 2016 No Commentby

The Gamm’s Arcadia Is a Modern Masterpiece

There’s a lot going on in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, currently opening the season at The Gamm. A viewer unfamiliar with ...

The Fantasticks: Another Daring Choice for CTC
June 16, 2016 No Commentby

The Fantasticks: Another Daring Choice for CTC

There’s a moment in The Fantasticks where Henry, an old Shakespearean actor, puts on his doublet to recite. “It’s torn, ...

The Penelopiad Weaves a Wonderful Tale
June 13, 2016 No Commentby

The Penelopiad Weaves a Wonderful Tale

If you’re anything like me, you read the Odyssey back in school and remember maybe a little about Odysseus’s wife ...

MAC: How Many Characters in a Deck?
July 27, 2015 No Commentby

MAC: How Many Characters in a Deck?

Describing MAC to someone else makes it sound like little more than the nth in a line of gimmicky reworkings ...

A Little Trash and a Dash of Hope, and It's a Spaceship Now
July 24, 2015 1 commentby

A Little Trash and a Dash of Hope, and It’s a Spaceship Now

It’s a testament to the feats achieved by NASA in the past few years that parts of Stuart Wilson’s one-man ...