Venue Details

Boston Center for the Arts - Plaza Black Box
539 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
617-426-5000
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 14 members
Review from Chris Murphy
Red Velvet 63 events 48 reviews

Nice intimate theater, enthusiastic performances, fun night

reviewed Apr 11 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from avid theatre-goer
190 events 166 reviews

Imaginary Beasts do it again. Superb story-telling, great costumes and more balls than you can shake a stick at. Great fun.

reviewed Apr 19 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from BRMintz
41 events 30 reviews

I was interested to see a production of a Moliere play I had not heard of before, especially since it was done in a modified commedia del arte style: the cast was put through its physical paces. The Richard Wilbur translation was also fun to hear....continued

reviewed Apr 16 2014 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

  • “…this is the most charming ensemble in town, and their efforts are far closer to the spirit of true commedia, I think, than much of what we’ve seen lately on larger stages.” —The Hub Review
  • “They handle the featherweight verse like jugglers, keeping it aloft even as they are turning somersaults.” —Boston Arts Review
  • “…imaginary beasts fling open their toy box and let the playthings rule in their sizzling production of Molière’s 1656 comedy Lovers’ Quarrels.” —EDGE Boston
  • “… an intricately woven ensemble piece” —"The White Rhino Report
  • “:http://whiterhinoreport.blogspot.com/2014/04/spring-has-sprung-in-boston-imaginary.html
  • “It’s an enormously fun production and exactly the kind of show needed in grim, March weather.” —The New England Theater Geek

Description

This performance is approximately two hours with one 10-minute intermission.

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