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3248 Star Starred
Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
between Berkeley & Clarendon Streets 527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
617-266-0800
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"XX PlayLab: HOOKMAN"
7 ratings
3.1 average rating
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avid theatre-goer
178 events
155 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 29 2012

Lots of fun. Urban legend comes to life (or death). The anticipation was killing me. People be brave and sit in the blood splatter zone. The whole show was first rate!

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Guest
232 events
69 reviews
19 stars
attended Mar 29 2012

Not my cup of tea. I found the play trivial and self-indulgent. Although there were moments of clever writing, the play never came together in an interesting way. The actors tried their best with the material and were quite good. The actress...continued

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1 review
6 stars
attended Mar 31 2012

I think the play was trying to tell a serious story about the death of a friend using today's college scene as a backdrop and the Hookman as a metaphor, but it never really tied anything together. A lot of the characters come across like...continued

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Description

 Hookman is part of XX PLAYLAB, a program developed by the Boston Center for the Arts and Company One that fulfills an urgent need in the theatre community by supporting female playwrights in the development and production of new scripts.

<em>'Tis Pity She's a Whore</em> <em>The Scottsboro Boys</em> <em>The Cradle Will Rock</em> <em>The Velveteen Rabbit</em> Mariah Carey <em>Holiday Pops</em> <em>A Christmas Celtic Sojourn</em> <em>Amadeus</em> Tony Williams' <em>Urban Nutcracker</em> Blue Man Group Boston <em>Return of the Winemaker</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> New England Auto Show <em>Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream</em>