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'Rose' sits well with Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis, seen here performing in 'Rose' in New York in 2000, plays the title character entirely from a seated position. 'I've grown to love doing it that way,' she says. In Boston, she'll perform a 95-minute concert version of the one-woman play. Olympia Dukakis, seen here performing in "Rose" in New York in 2000, plays the title character entirely from a seated position. "I've grown to love doing it that way," she says. In Boston, she'll perform a 95-minute concert version of the one-woman play. (Sara Krulwich/The New York Times/file 2000)
By Catherine Foster
Globe Staff / January 12, 2007

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As a feat of memorization, Martin Sherman's "Rose" is astounding. In the one-woman play, the 80-year-old Rose tells her story, an epic journey of one Ukrainian Jewish woman through the 20th century, alone onstage while sitting. And that's hard. (Full article: 473 words)

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