Crimson staff writer

Beryl C.D. Lipton

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"[title of show]" Goes Meta, To Mediocre Results

The adage "write what you know" is one of the most well-worn pieces of advice in the old literary playbook. For Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell, the creators of the musical "[title of show]”—which runs through February 13 at the Boston Center for the Arts— this saying became the playbook.

"Bat Boy" Sighting a Pleasantly Strange Event

Part moral inquiry, part love story, and primarily ridiculous, “Bat Boy: The Musical” does not fail to entertain with its tragically comic and campy story of acceptance.

Getting a Leg Up

Supportive venues help burlesque troops give modern audiences what they want

Have An 'Art

As the film cut to black at the end of the screening of Israeli filmmaker Avi Mograbi’s “Z32” on Sunday,

Assing Around at the A.R.T.

With a name like “The Donkey Show,” it should be unsurprising that an appropriate adjective to describe Diane Paulus’ inaugural

"Greene" Lacks Context

Brothers Charles and Henry Greene have a most appropriate surname. Their work—currently the focus of “A New and Native Beauty:


Soft-core porn has rarely been as wonderfully unsexy as in Filipino director Brillante Mendoza’s thoroughly engaging drama “Serbis.” Rather than