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Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Between Trinity Pl and Stuart St 140 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 02116
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The Lyric Stage is a short walk from the Copley T station, and parking is $7 in the evenings with validation at a nearby garage
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3.5 average rating
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Donna W Red Velvet
28 events
14 reviews
9 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

What fun! The two (that's right, only two) actors told a funny story while embodying the many characters involved. It didn't take long for the audience to grasp which character was which by the subtle change of a hat or tilt of the head or...continued

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7 reviews
83 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

2 actors playing 16 parts. They did a good job, but it wasn't what I was expecting. I guess I expected more humor! Love the small theater. Not a bad seat in the house!

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Lesley B. Henderson
70 events
67 reviews
10 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

Very well done, the two actors had their work cut out, but they did a very good job of portraying all the characters. Bravo!

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“An inventive and riotously funny comedy.” —Associated Press


Written by Marie Jones

Directed by Courtney O’Connor

A rural Irish village is turned upside down by the arrival of an American film crew. When Charlie and Jake are cast as extras in the movie, they discover that Hollywood’s romanticized Ireland stands in stark contrast to the reality of their daily lives. Winner of the 2001 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, the play features two actors taking on more than a dozen eccentric characters, from the film’s spoiled American starlet to the star-struck locals.