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Kirsten Greenidge with her mother, & grandmother
The Luck of the Irish
Phone (617) 266-7900
Price $25, $65
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Theater

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The Luck of the Irish

Friday, Mar 30, 2012 8:00p

The work of Medford playwright Kirsten Greenidge is characterized by a sure grasp of the nuances of race and class, never more so than in this beautifully realized new drams, directed by Melia Bensussen, about the transgenerational reverberations of a black family's decision to move into a predominantly white suburb. Extended to May 6. Presented by Huntington Theatre Company.--Don Aucoin, 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) April 13, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

Early in Kirsten Greenidge’s “The Luck of the Irish,’’ during a get-together that initially appears social in nature but turns out to be a very particular sort of business transaction, two couples drink from a set of glasses that seem like, but aren’t, Waterford crystal.

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(no rating) March 30, 2012 - Boston.com - Laura Collins-Hughes, Globe Staff

Two couples get together for drinks in the South End, and the talk turns to real estate. It’s the late 1950s, and one pair, black and affluent, has a proposal for the other two, who are white, working-class, and in financial straits.

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