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Spotlight on Boston

Published: April 18, 2008
Section: Comics

The Cry of The Reed

Friday to Sunday, April 18-20, 2008, 8 p.m.

Wimberly Theater, 527 Tremont St., Boston

In a play by Sinan Unel, a photojournalist and her colleague are captured by insurgents in Iraq. Sevgi is given one telephone call, which she chooses to use to talk to her estranged mother. The lines blur between the captors and captives and a tentative friendship forms while bombs rain down around them. This play tackles issues of identity, faith, and mystery, in this “ripped from the headlines” story.

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Brilliant Beethoven, Wonderful Wang!

Friday, April 18, 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 20, 3 p.m.

Faneuil Hall, Boston

Beethoven. Wang. What more do you need? International concert violinist Linda Wang performs, for the first time in Boston. Beginning with Beethoven’s tragic Coriolan, then his transcendent Violin Concerto, and finishing with his Eighth symphony, this is one Beethoven-filled night that you don’t want to miss.

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