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A Couple of Blaguards

The Irish Classical Theatre Company took delight even in hearing Vincent O’Neill read passages from Frank McCourt’s book Angela’s Ashes out loud, and let’s face it, that had more clouds of gray than any Russian play could have guaranteed.

33 Variations

Beth Donohue makes it a rule: Never begin rehearsals for a new play while you are still performing in another. As the mother of young children, the actress insists that the time commitment simply takes too much time away from her family. But when the chance to play Katherine Brandt in Moisés Kaufman’s 33 Variations came along, she made an exception, even though she was still appearing as Mrs. Paroo in The Music Man.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Loraine O’Donnell returns this week with her winning portrayal of Hedwig, the transgender singer for an East German rock band.

Jekyll & Hyde

This week, Shea’s will be host to Frank Wildhorn’s huge musical retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, starring American Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis and Canadian singer-actress Deborah Cox.

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