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The Rockwell
255 Elm St. Somerville, MA 02144
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"The Merry Wives of Windsor"
7 ratings
4.3 average rating
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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 28 2011

Terrific acting troupe, spectacular performance of this farce, especially considering the multiple roles. If you don't know the play, it really helps to read a summary on the Internet before going, since the plot is so convoluted. More than...continued

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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 24 2011

The performance ended up not being my cuppa tea. The accents were too varied and the dialogue was delivered too fast for me to understand. The actors were a mixed bag of subtle delivery and over-the-top showiness that didn't feel smooth.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 29 2011

I purchased the upper-priced tickets and was told I was in the A section. The seats were E 32 & 33 on the right side of the stage (near the entrance to the theater) and left us viewing the sides of the actors most of the time. If one purchases...continued

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Falstaff loves that he’s got it all figured out, and we love him for being so wrong. Braggadocio, buffoonery and tricks all make this story jiggle and jounce with great delight. Comeuppance ain’t worth tuppence unless it’s done in good fun, and even the lessons learned can be sweet while they sting.

Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: <em>Romeo and Juliet</em> <em>Boston's Unscripted Musical Project</em> <em>Boston Crime Scenes</em> <em>KERPLUNK!</em> <em>Hush</em> Silent Film Screening: <em>Ella Cinders</em> <em>Dirty Disney</em> Broadway In Boston Presents <em>Something Rotten!</em> <em>Hand to God</em> <em>A Doll's House</em> <em>Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?</em> <em>Shear Madness</em> <em>Once</em> <em>The Princess & the Pea</em>