Best of Boston

BEST Production

1988 BEST Production, Small Theater

Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play (Stage Company) and Joe Orton’s What the Butler Saw (Lyric Stage)

A tie. Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play (Stage Company). Jittery showfolk trading barbs and bicarbs at an off-Broadway bowmb. And Joe Orton’s What the Butler Saw (Lyric Stage). High jinks in a psychiatric clinic. Orton 1. Shrinks 0. read more»

1987 BEST Production, Little Theater

Edmond

David Mamet’s Edmond at Cambridge’s Alley Theater. A knife-slash view of New York’s sleazy nightlife. read more»

1987 BEST Production, Regional Theater

Importance of Being Earnest

The deliciously tart Importance of Being Earnest at Lowell’s Merrimack Repertory Theatre; and the epic staging of Robert Penn Warren’s All the King’s Men at the Trinity Repertory Company, in Providence. read more»

1986 BEST Production

The Boston Ballet’s Don Quixote

The most polished production of the season. read more»

1983 BEST Production, Classical Music

Klaus Tennstedt conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony. read more»

1983 BEST Production, Out-of-Town Theatrical

The London Symphony at Symphony Hall

And you thought all they could do was beat up on Argentina. read more»