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American Repertory Theater

‘Real Women Have Curves’
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Arts & Culture
‘Real Women Have Curves’
In 2002, the film “Real Women Have Curves” was a groundbreaking story of a young Latina finding herself and learning self-acceptance in the United States. Now that story has been transformed into a musical and is playing at the American Repertory Theater.
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Greek gods, Yoruba deities and a basketball star take to the court in 'The Half-God of Rainfall'
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Greek gods, Yoruba deities and a basketball star take to the court in 'The Half-God of Rainfall'
Nigerian poet and playwright Inua Ellams’ work “The Half-God of Rainfall” defies definition. In this epic-poem-turned-performance, Greek gods and Yoruba deities mix and the half-god, half-Nigerian-mortal protagonist is an all-star NBA player.
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‘Evita’ revival debuts at A.R.T.
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‘Evita’ revival debuts at A.R.T.
Argentina’s legendary first lady Eva Perón has a life story that was always destined for the stage. From an impoverished childhood in the 1920s she found a passionate romance and became one of the most powerful figures in Argentine history, both beloved and reviled.
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Retelling Chaucer in ‘The Wife of Willesden’ at A.R.T.
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Retelling Chaucer in ‘The Wife of Willesden’ at A.R.T.
The North American premiere of “The Wife of Willesden” is on stage at the Loeb Drama Center in Harvard Square through March 17.
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A.R.T.'s ‘1776’ musical reimagines Founding Fathers with diverse cast
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A.R.T.'s ‘1776’ musical reimagines Founding Fathers with diverse cast
United States history is getting a long overdue rewrite in “1776,” running at the American Repertory Theater through July 24. The humorous musical about the Founding Fathers, written originally in the 1960s, has been reimagined with a cast of diverse female, non-binary and transgender actors, the people excluded most from history.
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‘Alice in Rainbowland’ brings queer twist to classic tale
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‘Alice in Rainbowland’ brings queer twist to classic tale
A classic story gets a celebratory queer twist at the American Repertory Theater’s virtual OBERON stage this month. On June 10, “Alice in Rainbowland” reinvents Lewis Carroll’s fantasy world to celebrate queer experiences and provide a peek into a world free of the discriminatory practices that plague the LGBTQ community.
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