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Plenty of options close by in Harvard Square
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27 ratings
3.7 average rating
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10 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 02 2009

Did not enjoy. It was not the off-color language, the play was about absolutely NOTHING.....It didn't make any sense at all. Could not understand why our seats were on the left side when there were 5 empty rows - not only on the left side, but...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 23 2009

It was ok - Judge was great - he carried the show - thought the nudity was not necessary - but I suppose they were going for the shock value - but he was much funnier in his clothes.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended May 21 2009

Some of the lines were clever, but the entire show seemed to have no cohesion, no purpose other than to take old stereotypes and expose them,tiresomely one more time. And to what end? Actors did a good job,but when you walked out there was...continued

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Description

It’s hay fever season, and in the courthouse a judge is popping antihistamines like candy. The case unfolding before him involves a motley bunch of chauvinists and eccentrics, attorneys and clients alike, whose petty prejudices threaten to unravel the legal process. And then the defendant, who is either a chiropodist or a chiropractor, lands on an ingenious way to bring peace to the Middle East…

Masterfully wielding the language of the courtroom, David Mamet creates a world in a microcosm in which shameless fawning and sheer caprice hold sway, and the noble apparatus of law and order degenerates into riotous mayhem.

About the Ticket Supplier: American Repertory Theater

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) seeks to expand the boundaries of theatre, exploring the best texts from across cultures and ages. A resident company of professional artists, teachers, technicians, and administrators, the A.R.T. provides a home for outstanding directors, a training ground for young artists, and a vital cultural resource for the community.