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Commonwealth Sharespeare’s Romeo & Juliet Brings Crushing Tragedy (5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare, Directed by Allegra Libonati, Scenic Design by Julia Noulin-Merat
August 10, 2017
We The People Connects You to the Past (5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat We The People, created by Stacy Klein, Carlos Uriona, Matthew Glassman, Jennifer Johnson, produced by Adam Br
August 10, 2017
Scare-A-Con: The little show with a big bloody heart (4 stars)
Scare-A-Con took place at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, MA, June 2-4, 2017. See www.Scareacon.com. If you are a horro
June 12, 2017
Mass Mutual Center
5-Wits at Patriot Place is a Room Escape Challenge at Movie Set Quality
by Johnny Monsarrat   If you've heard of room escape adventures, 5-Wits started it all a decade before. You buy a ticket an
April 24, 2017
Noir, the Pub/Cafe to See Celebrities in Boston (4 stars)
So this is where you go to see Dan Aykroyd, whose daughter goes to Harvard. He likes the Crystal Head Vodka. And practically every
April 3, 2017
Noir
The Maharaja Has Owners Who Know How to Start a Revolution (4.5 stars)
"If my college buddies and I did the things here that we did in India, we would have been sent to juvenile detention," Sajal tells
April 2, 2017
The Maharaja
Harvest of India is Perfect India Cuisine in a Renovated Atmosphere (4.5 stars)
It's important to be earnest. The passion of owner Vinay Kumar and manager Ashis Kumar is unmistakable, and they're so eager to de
March 13, 2017
Harvest of India
Shabu-Ya Has a Fun Atmosphere and Adventurous Hot Pot That’s Accessible to Non-Koreans (4.5 stars)
Before founding Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg wasted years at Harvard before dropping out. Kwanghyun Yoon, the founder of Shabu-Ya, is
March 13, 2017
Shabu-Ya
The Mad Monkfish Has a Perfect Fusion of Sushi and Jazz (4.5 stars)
It's a scoop! Events INSIDER is first to review this destination, and the first thing that strikes you about Thelonius Monkfish is
March 7, 2017
The Mad Monkfish
You Won’t Find Better Food Anywhere than Blue Ribbon BBQ, One Paint Job From a Perfect 5 Stars (4.5 stars)
Blue Ribbon BBQ could do with a paint job and scrubbing. "We actually plan to do some painting soon, maybe next week," Jill Garza,
February 26, 2017
Blue Ribbon BBQ
White Horse Tavern is Mainly a Bar, But With Surprisingly Good Restaurant Food (4 stars)
The Sunday that I visited the White Horse Tavern, it was mobbed with students. There was a long line of Boston University students
February 21, 2017
White Horse Tavern
Road Trip to Merrimack’s “Going to See the Kid” is a Home Run
by Karen Kosko   Going to See the Kid is a charming Red Sox play, which takes place in the fall of 2001. Two Boston Gl
December 7, 2016
Murder for Two is the Perfect Musical Hit of the Season (5 Stars PLUS)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Murder for Two, Book and Music by Joe Kinosian, Book and Lyrics by Kellen Blair, Directed by A. Nora
December 4, 2016
Amadeus Gives Insight into Musical Genius (4 Stars)
  by Johnny Monsarrat   Amadeus, Produced by Sharman Altshuler, Directed by Allison Olivia Choat, with Music Director
December 4, 2016
Mame says, “We need a Little Christmas Now!” (5 stars)
by Karen Kosko   As you busy yourselves with the hectic demands of the holidays during this tumultuous year, do set aside s
November 30, 2016
“Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” at the Peabody Essex Museum is Pure Pleasure
By Gwen Walsh   Upon entering the Shoes: Pleasure and Pain exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), you are immediately c
November 28, 2016
White Rabbit, Red Rabbit: Inside the Brain of an Iranian Playwright
by Gwen Walsh   White Rabbit, Red Rabbit is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before, or anything you’ll ever se
November 18, 2016
Musical, Heartbreaking West Side Story Shows that Dance is a Language (5 Stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat West Side Story, based on a conception of Jerome Robbins, book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein
November 5, 2016
Twelfth Night of the Living Dead, a Comedy Mixing Shakespeare and Zombies (5 Stars PLUS)
What happens when a genuine Shakespeare troupe puts on a nuanced, well-acted performance of Twelfth Night, where the characters ge
November 5, 2016
Vertigo Dance Company at the Shubert Theatre (4 stars)
  by Johnny Monsarrat   Celebrity Series of Boston consistently brings great artists from all around the world to per
October 31, 2016
The Monsters are in the Band at Ballroom of Horror in Somerville (4 stars)
  by Johnny Monsarrat   First they scare you in the haunted maze on the first floor. Then they take a break to go ups
October 31, 2016
Boston Circus Guild Brings Halloween Monsters to Oberon (4 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat   I have long been a fan of the Boston Circus Guild, which this week performs Cirque of the Dead, their
October 28, 2016
Hysteria at Connors Farm the Best Halloween Attraction in Massachusetts (5 stars PLUS)
by Johnny Monsarrat   In 2016, Connors Farm is again the best in Massachusetts with their extensive attraction. It's based
October 24, 2016
Haunted Acres is New England’s Best Halloween Venue (5 stars PLUS)
by Johnny Monsarrat   Only an hour's drive north of Boston is the best Halloween attraction in New England. Haunted Acres h
October 24, 2016
Old School Game Show is a Hilarious Theatrical Cabaret Parody of TV Game Shows (5 stars)
Old School Game Show is an immersive theatrical experience that leaves audiences laughing, dancing, and cheering in their seats. 
October 23, 2016