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Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
Between Berkeley & Clarendon Streets 527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
617-266-0800
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4.6 average rating
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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 22 2011

My daughter and I were a little skeptical at first. The stage is small and there are a lot of people in the cast. The set really worked and all the actors were very well cast. It was a wonderful show with some very talented people in it. We had a...continued

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 02 2011

Terrific performers, and very much a fun evening.

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 19 2011

Wonderful performance. The singing was fantastic. It's a small theater so there are no bad seats.

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Website

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Description

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Directed by Paul Daigneault

Music Direction by Nick Connell

Choreography by David Connolly 

Based on Fellini’s classic film 8 1/2, the two-time Tony Award-winning musical tells the spectacular story of celebrated film director Guido Contini, who is facing both mid-life and marital crises after turning 40. In an effort to gain inspiration and save his career, Gudio escapes to a Venetian spa, where he finds himself examining his past relationships with the many wonderful women who have touched his life. SpeakEasy Stage has assembled an all-star Boston cast for this production, which stars Timothy John Smith as Guido, and features Aimee Doherty, McCaela Donovan, Kerry A. Dowling, Jennifer Ellis, Maureen Keiller, and Cheryl McMahon.

About the Ticket Supplier: SpeakEasy Stage

Over the past nineteen seasons, SpeakEasy Stage Company has distinguished itself as Boston's premier theater staging Boston premieres. Year after year, SpeakEasy has won acclaim for presenting top-quality productions of vital, cutting-edge plays.

Recently, SpeakEasy was singled out by Variety, the entertainment newspaper, as a force in regional theater and a champion of small, often overlooked musicals.