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Try the BeeHive afterwards. Right next door. Great food. Live music. Cast & crew may show up.
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Kitty
We had a rainy afternoon, so we enjoyed the jazz brunch before the afternoon show at the Beehive which is next door to the theater.
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17 ratings
4.5 average rating
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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 25 2009

The program was definitely worth attending. Maureen's voice was a pleasure to listen to and the piano was true joy. As a woman of a like age, I especially appreciated the historical references and the photos of what we and our folks looked like in...continued

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10 events
7 reviews
14 stars
attended Oct 20 2009

LOVED this show! Went last night (with my VBTB Barb!) and enjoyed every minute - McGovern has an incredible voice...richer and more enhanced by her '59 and 12 12ths' years. Great retrospective of the Songs of Our Lives...and very talented...continued

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 22 2009

Great voice, good piano accompaniment, good nostalgia, great seats, great price, good venue...would have been nice if she sang a few more of her hits

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Website

http://www.huntingtontheatre.org/season/production.aspx?id=6812&src=t

Quotes & Highlights

“When I listen to Maureen sing, I discover new layers in songs I’ve known for decades. In this time of uncertainty and change in our country, her reintroduction of great American songs that inspired hope and purpose in a generation is cathartic and inspiring.” —Peter DuBois
“A captivating musical scrapbook from the 1960s to the early ’70s. Ms. McGovern is blessed with a vocal technique second to none.” —New York Times

Description

Grammy Award winner and Pop icon Maureen McGovern’s moving musical memoir chronicles the moments that define the Baby Boomer generation, from the hope-filled years of the 1960s, through the dark years of Vietnam, Watergate, the Civil Rights Movement, the AIDS crisis, and on to today and the hope of a better tomorrow. Best known for her breakout hit, the Academy Award-winning “The Morning After,” McGovern returns to her roots as a folk singer as she performs the classic songs The New York Times has dubbed “the second half of the Great American Songbook,” including the music of Bob Dylan, Carole King, Randy Newman, The Beatles, Laura Nyro, and many more.

About the Ticket Supplier: Huntington Theatre Company

Recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's 2013 Best of Boston award, The Huntington Theatre Company is Boston's leading professional theatre and one of the region's premiere culture assets. Under the direction of Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso and in residence at Boston University, the Huntington creates seven new productions each season featuring world-class theatre artists from Boston and Broadway and the most promising new talent.