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Top Ten Stage Productions of 2016

Top Ten Stage Productions of 2016

1. “Cleveland” (Psychic Readings)

Anchored by spit-take performances from Madison Coan as a girl who just wants a dress to wear to the school dance and Cricket Arrison as her mother who may be from outer effing space, this production captured everything that makes Psychic Readings’ Late Night Theatre such a vital addition to local stages. The Mac Wellman play begins in pretty tame after-school special territory before quickly taking off into the oddball outer limits, and the Late Night series’ quickly produced, short-run approach resulted in a messily tight production, where the cast attacks the play’s surreal normality with unbridled glee. Kudos for that go to...

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