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Or, add your own...Metropolis Café (and s everal other restaurants) are located w/in a short walk from the theatre.
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Sun-Thurs. from 5-7 p.m. there's $0.50 tapas at Masa two blocks down Tremont
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Angela Carter's "Hairy Tales"
9 ratings
4.4 average rating
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98 events
74 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

The set design (or its lack of) was below my minimal standards for a play. When I was told that the performance would be nearly 2.5 hours long, I decided to leave.

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62 events
13 reviews
53 stars
attended Oct 10 2013

My boyfriend and I saw this on a Thursday night. We both thought it was a beautifully done show. The first story (based on little red riding hood) started out a little slower but we were soon swept up in the tale. Second story was more humorous...continued

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11 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 12 2013

Intelligent and visually stunning!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Angela Carter’s radio-play takes on “Sleeping Beauty” and “Little Red Riding Hood,” are a little different from the versions you grew up with. Cannibalism, vampires, werewolves, and blood — lots of blood — figure prominently.”—Boston Globe
“Many artists have done their own personal take on fairy tales like “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Sleeping Beauty,” but few of them really elevate the genre. Carter’s radio plays “The Company of Wolves” and “Vampirella” do.“—_”EDGE Boston":
_"___Hairy Tales__, in no uncertain terms, awed me with its artistry and execution.“—_”My Entertainment World":
“_Matthew Wood evokes the poetry and the pulse of two very different Carter gems in ’adults-only’ one- act dramatizations of “The Company of Wolves” and “Vampirella (Lady of the House of Love)” … “Vampirella” is a world-class haunt.“—_”My South End":

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