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60 Star Starred
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Between Trinity Pl and Stuart St 140 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 02116
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 19 members
Review from Sherry Alpert

I saw Broke-Ology at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2009 and was so moved by it that I wanted to see it again. We were lucky to score front row seats and meet the cast afterward at a reception. It's a brilliant play. Well done on every...continued

reviewed Mar 30 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Fran

A moving depiction of family dynamics over time, with excellent and deeply felt performances by all cast members. We were so engrossed that the intermission felt like an unwelcome interruption. Recommended for all ages teenage and up.

reviewed Apr 01 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Great touching story; very fine acting.

reviewed Mar 26 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Nathan Louis Jackson’s writing contains “so much verve and pathos that passages…practically sing.” —Variety
“Jackson’s characters love, laugh, dance, and argue in a way that honors their bittersweet survival.” —The New Yorker


Written by Nathan Louis Jackson

Directed by Benny Sato Ambush


Monty Cole

David Curtis

Johnny Lee Davenport

Patrice Jean-Baptiste

A warm and wrenching play about a loving African-American family facing its troubles with humor, resiliency, and grace. Set in a beleaguered Kansas City neighborhood, two grown brothers try to balance the challenges of their own lives with their desire to care for their ailing father. Even as they remember simpler times, tension builds between the brothers as their conflicting interests churn into a surprising outcome.

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