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Nicholas Martin and Kate Burton
With Nicholas Martin (right) as artistic director, the Huntington Theatre has showcased such stars as Kate Burton (left) and others. (Bill Brett for the Boston Globe) Bill Brett for the Boston Globe
Critic's Notebook

Stage directions

With cast changes at the top of two big local theaters, what does the future hold?

By Louise Kennedy
Globe Staff / January 28, 2007

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Let's imagine that we're in two theaters at once, watching a Chekhov play. On one side of the stage, as the cellos and violins die away, a scrim with a delicate projection of cherry trees slowly rises. We see an exquisitely rendered drawing room of faded magnificence, bathed in a fin-de-siecle glow. At its center stands a beautiful actress whose ... (Full article: 1305 words)

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