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Reasons to be Pretty
Phone (617) 933-8600
Price $50, $55; $45, $50 seniors; $25 under age 25; pay-what-you-can performance March 9 ($14 minimum)
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Performing Arts
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Reasons to be Pretty

Friday, Mar 4, 2011 8:00p

Weight, hair, nails, clothes, wrinkles, teeth . . . What's with America's obsession with physical appearance? The SpeakEasy Stage Company production of Neil LaBute's Tony-nominated "reasons to be pretty" is a lower-case title about an upper-case problem. -- June Wulff, Globe Staff

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Stanford Calderwood Pavilion
527 Tremont St.
Boston Center for the Arts
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-0800
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(no rating) March 8, 2011 - Boston.com - Terry Byrne, Globe Correspondent

In the expletive-hurling opening of “reasons to be pretty,’’ a ferocious Steph (Angie Jepson) finally gets her boyfriend Greg (Andy Macdonald) to admit to the insulting word he used to describe her looks: “regular.’’

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(no rating) March 4, 2011 - Boston.com - Joel Brown, Globe Correspondent

Greg described his girlfriend Steph’s face to a co-worker as just “regular.’’ Now she’s heard about his awkward choice of words, and it tears their four-year relationship apart. It’s a typically scorching scene for LaBute, whose plays explore the more brutal aspects of human relationships, especially between men and women.

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