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Try the BeeHive afterwards. Right next door. Great food. Live music. Cast & crew may show up.
The Color Purple dining Jan 31 2014 star this tip starred
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.
The Color Purple dining Jan 13 2014 star this tip starred
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4.5 average rating
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Nom Aivlys
9 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 31 2008

I did not laugh as much as the guy sitting next to me but I was impressed with what Ennio! was able to do with paper. It's worth a look for yourself.

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63 events
60 reviews
40 stars
attended May 30 2008

Iam happy to post a comment - as we had such a GREAT time. As usual, the Gold Star seats were great - 3rd row from the stage. We thoroughly enjoyed the show - it was creative, innovative, entertaining, inclusive, etc. - the only complaint was...continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended May 31 2008

The show was 70 minutes in length no intermission. The costumes were clever but I would have prefered a few less costume changes and more impressions of the character.

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Quotes & Highlights

“It’s an absolute hoot! Irrepressible!” —New York Times

“Paper with a pulse. Flat-out funny!” —Hollywood Reporter

Description

Perfect for the whole family! Ennio Marchetto is the original quick-change artist who turns origami into hilarious theatrical magic. Watch in amazement as a world of celebrity icons unfolds before your eyes, where Pavarotti becomes all three tenors, Eminem morphs into a disco diva, and an ancient mummy’s unraveling reveals the secret to Cher’s eternal youth. Don’t miss this internationally acclaimed, family-friendly show – back in Boston for the first time in 14 years!

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.