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76 Star Starred
Wheelock Family Theatre
Wheelock College 200 The Riverway Boston, MA 02215
617-879-2300
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Andrew
21 events 10 reviews

The promotional materials gave the impression of a larger scale professional performance. The production was more of a high school play with better acting. The main actress was very good. I did note the accessibility features were very good,...continued

reviewed Nov 07 2008 report as inappropriate
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Joan’s extraordinary journey, her unbounded faith in God, and her passionate determination to enthrone a King; produces what many consider to be Shaw’s greatest play. Expect comic moments amidst the drama.  Expect to be inspired, uncertain, dismayed.  Above all, expect to recognize, in these characters of the year 1429, qualities and conflicts still crucially important in the world of 2008.  Can a young person make a difference in the face of great adversity?  Can women be called to the pulpit?  Can women be leaders of men?  Do we, even now, have the answer to Joan’s final questions:  “Oh God, that madest this beautiful earth, when will it be ready to receive thy saints?  How long, O Lord, how long?”

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