(Clark’s Facebook page was down and attempts to reach him were unsuccessful.) Many of the young actors who have worked with him thought it was censorship and signed an online petition admonishing the adults in charge.
Clark has won kudos for expanding the boundaries of children’s theater, garnering high praise for “The Diary of Anne Frank” and “Reflections of a Rock Lobster,” in which a young man brings a same-sex date to a high school prom.
It would seem, on the face of it, that art is imitating life at Boston Children’s Theatre (BCT) in the wake of what happened after the run of its production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.”You probably remember that in the Ken Kesey novel, as well as in the movie and play adapted from it, that Randle Patrick Mc Murphy, a patient in a psychiatric hospital, antagonized Nurse Ratched to the point that he was punished with electro-shock treatments.
Dressed Up or Dressed Down The majority (52 percent) of Americans sleep “partially clothed” and 31 percent sleep “fully clothed.” Guess they didn’t read our story on the 5 Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked.Larry Coen is no stranger to pushing the envelope himself.He’s one of Boston’s most distinctive actors and is a frequent collaborator with Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans.If you’re not already, join (not literally) the 17 percent of Americans who sleep “unclothed.” Some Assistance, Please While 81 percent of Americans prefer to sleep in silence and 77 percent refrain from sleep aids, 19 percent sleep listening to music, six percent use prescription drugs to help lull them to sleep, nine percent utilize a sound machine, five percent don a sleep mask, and three percent wear earplugs.Straight Shooter Thirty-six percent of respondents say they sleep soundly through the night. The remaining 64 percent wake up one or more times during an average night’s sleep.