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Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from lulu belle
112 events 73 reviews

The acting was 1st rate, the set was welldone & the concept was very creative.

reviewed Jan 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from ueaman
94 events 27 reviews

While I liked the play, it was in no way what I had expected (from the Goldstar description). My 'impression' was that it was going to be a comedy and / or farce, but it was hardly that.

While there were moments of comedy and farce, the play...continued

reviewed Jan 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Sherry Alpert
44 events 18 reviews

We're big theatre goers, but this one was a clunker. The Dali-Freud interactions were fun. The doctor a bit tedious. But we absolutely couldn't stand the student or why she was part of this play. her character was shrill, annoying, occupied too...continued

reviewed Jan 15 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Hysteria won the Laurence Olivier Award from the Society of London Theatre for its West End run.


Science vs. Art: It’s a battle between brain and brush in The Nora Theatre Company’s production of Terry Johnson’s wild comedy, Hysteria, or Fragments of an Analysis of an Obsessional Neurosis_. Inspired by their real-life meeting, intriguing questions arise when Salvador Dali arrives at Sigmund Freud’s house for tea: Why is Freud haunted by one of his earliest cases? Will Dali ever get to paint Freud? What’s with the morphine drip? And who is that naked woman??? Directed by Associate Director Daniel Gidron and starring John Kuntz (_The Caretaker) as Dali.

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