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REVIEW: Energy to spare — The TMC Orchestra and Shostakovich Fill the Shed with Sound and Drama

Despite its year-to-year changing membership, this orchestra is reliably distinguished by energy, enthusiasm, and responsiveness, along with technical polish and precision.

THEATRE REVIEW: BTG’s extremely well done ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ mixes philosophies, concepts

David Auburn and his cast have brought forward all of the humor in Wilder's script, and all of the character that makes this a very special look at human history and American's part in creating the world we all now live in.

THEATRE REVIEW: Small moments, emotional changes elevate Oldcastle Theatre Company’s ‘Proof’

Lucky theatergoers in Bennington will find a production of this play that justifies its awards, and that is really something to see.

THEATRE REVIEW: BTG’s smart production of ‘The Petrified Forest’ demonstrates skill, sensitivity

Most acutely sensitive, though, and way ahead of its time, is the second-act speech Sherwood gives Mrs. Chisholm that proclaims a woman’s emancipation decades before the bra-burning ‘60s.

THEATRE REVIEW: BTG’s ‘The Petrified Forest’ has distinguished cast, awkward shifts in material

Director David Auburn has done some wonderful work with this play, and some unpleasant choices he has made pull the show down a group of levels.

THEATRE: ‘Lost Lake’ at the Unicorn is one of the season’s best

Coming very late in the season, this is one of the finest theatrical experiences of the year.

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ — great play, disappointing production

It is always worthwhile seeing a good Tennessee Williams play. This is a good play. What you will find on stage here is questionable, however, and that's too bad.

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