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Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 29 members
June Levinson
Review from June Levinson
Red Velvet 113 events 32 reviews

Funny, poignant and billiant performance! Enjoyed the birthday reception after as well. Don't miss.

reviewed Sep 11 2010 report as inappropriate
Linda R.
Review from Linda R.
10 events 10 reviews

Biting comedy that probably having math PhDs in the family helped me, a music major, "get".

reviewed Sep 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from hvd33
12 events 7 reviews

Excellent! Great theatre...first time to attend a show here! Nice to find parking close by also!

Gioia is really outstanding in this performance. It takes quite an actress to play all the different parts, make it funny, serious, sad and...continued

reviewed Sep 09 2010 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“De Cari’s delivery is quick and passionate… she’s an ace at taking on the story’s 30-odd characters.” —Boston Herald
“De Cari is an appealing and nimble-witted performer, showcasing her versatility… chronicling her own journey toward self-knowledge as a kind of wide-eyed Alice in Numberland.”  —Boston Globe
“De Cari skillfully weaves her tale with charm, humor and a healthy dose of self-deprecation.” —Boston Metro


Following sold-out runs in New York and San Francisco as well as a critically acclaimed run at Central Square Theater last year, Catalyst Collaborative@MIT welcomes back Gioia De Cari’s one-woman tour-de-force, Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through MIT’s Male Math Maze. Nominated for Best Solo Performance of 2009 by the Independent Reviewers of New England, and Outstanding Solo Show at the New York International Fringe Festival, Truth Values has been hailed by critics and audiences alike.

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