The Slaughterhouse Society performs “A Dark Knight in the Asylum” at OBERON on May 20. All photos by Jonathan Beckley.
Stephen Sondheim’s deliciously daring musical masterpiece invites audiences to attend the tale of a father’s delightful descent into darkness, as he seeks to set right the wrongs that wrecked his life. Along the way, they will meet the many shifting residents of Victorian London who all want their own slice of life’s pie. This Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic […]
What’s the one thing we all have in common? As the Company One Theatre team explains in the video below, we all love Beyoncé, no one dug the second season of True Detective, and everyone cares what other people say about them. Oh, and we’re gonna die. That’s both a hard, fast fact of life and the […]
Our love of puns here at Scout is well-documented, so you can only imagine how pleased we were to learn about Pulp Friction, a burlesque tribute to the films of Quentin Tarantino that made a sold-out Oberon debut last January. The show returns to 2 Arrow St. this Sunday, January 17 and Friday, January 22. We caught up with […]
“It’s like ‘The Price is Right’ got drunk and danced on a table.” “You can just start swearing like a sailor, and you’ve got a good chance of getting it right!” “People were wild—I got hit with a beer can!” “…and it ended in a Shake Weight showdown.” Taken out of context, it’s pretty nearly […]
Much like your high school sexual education assemblies, the new Rogue Burlesque show “Your Body and You” tackles topics like STDs, contraception, health and hygiene. Unlike your high school sex ed class (probably), this lesson involves stripteases and pasties and comes with a warning: “This assembly may contain references to street drugs, sexually transmitted diseases, vibrators, […]
HELLO, SUMMER IS CALLING
Show mom you care and catch some fresh air in this weekend’s Scout Picks. All Weekend “About Elly” Kendall Square Cinema 1 Kendall Sq. Already hailed as “a masterpiece” and and “outstanding … subtle psychological thriller,” the film “About Elly” comes to Kendall Square Cinema this weekend. Catch it at 7 p.m. or 9:45 p.m. […]
Friday, 2/27 Robert Darnton Discusses “Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature” 3 p.m., Free Harvard Book Store 1256 Mass. Ave. France, Britain and Germany: Three nations whose unique historical relationships with censorship have resulted in three distinct canons. Robert Darnton dives in. Bring Us Your Women & Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling […]
Hating on Hemingway? Done with Dickens? Turned off by Chuck Palahniuk’s casual sexism, but still see the appeal? Well, the best, brightest, and bust-iest behind Weird Love Productions are with you, and they’ve got an ibid or two to pick with the literary canon. Tonight they’ll be taking down Poe, Frost and the like, while […]
A weekend that (not) only a mother could love, thanks to our Scout Picks.
Lively choreography and apathetic rabbits in this week’s Scout Picks.