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Culture, Stage Gut Reactions: Z Space and Impact Compel Crying and Hurling from Their Captive Audiences

Gut Reactions: Z Space and Impact Compel Crying and Hurling from Their Captive Audiences

The plot of Hundred Days, an "indie rock opera" now at Z Space, could not be simpler. Boy meets girl. Boy marries girl. Boy gets sick and dies. Girl leaves their self-made citadel and re-enters the world. But if that…
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Based on a Totally True Story

Halfway through New Conservatory Theatre's production about a young writer trying to navigate the temptation and disappointment of Hollywood, the protagonist exclaims, "I refuse to be a cliché!" Too bad he's stuck in such an overdone and tired plotline: naive…
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"The Mystery Plays"

Fantastic Four comic book writer and Yale playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa steals from The Twilight Zone, H.P. Lovecraft, and Hitchcock in his bid to be the theatrical heir to M. Night Shyamalan. This slick production is actually two otherworldly plays about…
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