Tagged with Black Box Theater

“Talking With…” Quirky and Heartfelt

“Talking With…” Quirky and Heartfelt

“Talking With…,” by Jane Martin, is a well-written, engaging, and fast-paced series of monologues by or about quirky, compelling people. I can’t imagine a better production of it than the one director Holly Erin McCarthy of Theatre Under the Stairs has put together for Cotuit Center for the Arts. It runs through December 16. McCarthy’s … Continue reading

“Ava Gardner and the Pizza Boy”

“Ava Gardner and the Pizza Boy”

First of all, “Ava Gardner and the Pizza Boy,” written and directed by Larry Marsland, is only peripherally about Ava Gardner. Those who saw Marsland’s one-man show, “Night Falls on the Emerald City,” in which he channeled Judy Garland might be thinking this show is a similar examination of Ava Gardner’s life. It isn’t. “Ava … Continue reading

“Christmas Punch”

“Christmas Punch”

December 7, 2011 Wit’s End (Really Lively) Arts Presents A Lively “Christmas Punch” The laughter starts before anyone comes out on stage, as we hear the actors backstage at the Black Box Theater at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, loudly wondering where the rest of the cast is. We smile at a woman’s exasperation … Continue reading