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Last night the Boston theatre community celebrated the 2015 IRNE (Independent Reviewers of New England) Awards at the Cyclorama in the South End. Henry Lussier, Director of Marketing, checking out the program It was a pleasure to be surrounded by so many of the talented actors, artists and administrators who create a season full of diverse and engaging

By Eliza Sanchez, Marketing Assistant City of Angels (playing now through May 2nd, Get Tickets) is a jazzy, brassy musical comedy spoof of Film Noir and 1940's Hollywood. A favorite staple of the Film Noir genre is the Femme Fatale. You'll find this classic character in City of Angels as Alaura Kingsley, played by Samatha Richert*. Besides the devious

Lynn Nottage, playwright of Intimate Apparel, on stageat The Lyric Stage Company of Boston fromFeb. 13th - Mar. 14th.  When Intimate Apparel playwright Lynn Nottage was cleaning out her grandmother's house, she discovered an old photograph of her great-great grandmother. She started at the New York Public Library and what she uncovered about her family history was woven into her play Intimate Apparel. The photo was

PBS’s “News Hour with Jim Lehrer” paid tribute to Molly Ivins on her death by re-airing her survey of Texas Art – or “Ort,” as they say. The broadcast features Molly’s signature wit and Texan witticisms that lovingly jab at her home state. https://youtu.be/XKckRXKRmRg Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins runs from Jan. 2- Jan. 31st. Great seats

Molly writes about the 2006 Texas Gubernatorial debate, featuring Governor “Good Hair” Perry. “I sacrificed an hour Friday evening to watch the Texas gubernatorial debate on your behalf, since I knew none of you would do it,” she writes.  If only Molly would preview all of our debates for us. The Not-So-Great Texas Gubernatorial Debate, by Molly Ivins "AUSTIN, Texas —

You may remember in 2001, Senator Jim Jeffords abandoned the Republican party due to the “changing nature of the party,” giving Democrats a one seat majority. Molly tackles the implications for the change on the Bush/Rove White House and assumes readers will blame Texas. “It’s often hard to discern the difference between Texas Tough and Texas Stupid.” Shrub Flubs

Molly’s final column is a rallying cry to future generations to pick up the cause she must lay down: the fight for freedom and justice. "We are the people who run this country. We are the deciders. And every single day, every single one of us needs to step outside and take some action to help stop this war. Raise

Images from the life of Molly Ivins play an enormous role in Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins. As images pop up in different areas of the stage, Molly (played to critical acclaim by Karen MacDonald) reacts and shares biting and hilarious commentary with the audience. We interview the designer who makes these images come

By Jake Smerechniak It’s difficult to compare any individual in theatrical history to Charles Busch, a seriously unique icon both on and off the stage. This year, the theatrical world is celebrating 30 years of Mr. Busch's work, including The Tale of the Allergist's Wife running Nov. 21-Dec. 20 at The Lyric Stage. Get Tickets Here The Actress One of Mr. Busch’s most defining