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Boston boasts a hot lineup of theater events this week

Boston boasts a hot lineup of theater events this week
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By Hoodline - Published on May 15, 2019.

If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Boston this week, from a dance drama to a night of comedy.

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'Pacific Overtures'

From the event description:

An unlikely friendship is forged between a samurai, Kayama, and an Americanized fisherman, Manjiro, during Commodore Matthew Perry’s 1853 mission to open trade relations with isolationist Japan. The two friends are caught in the inevitable winds of change and tell the story of Japan’s painful and harrowing Westernization.

When: Friday, May 17, 8 p.m.
Where: Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon St.
Price: $25.50-$35.50
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'See You Yesterday'

From the event description:

A talented troupe of Cambodian circus artists created this visually stunning theatrical piece, utilizing their extraordinary physical skills to shatter a legacy of silence. Comprised of second-generation survivors of the Khmer Rouge genocide, "See You Yesterday" explores the fragmented narratives these young artists have inherited from their parents and grandparents, transforming isolated memories into a shared story of courage and hope. 

When: Friday, May 17, 8 p.m.
Where: Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage, 559 Washington St.
Price: $26-$32.50
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Comedy Night at Sixth Gear 

From the deal description:

A rotating lineup of comedians riles up the audiences at this monthly event. Must be 21 and over and have a valid ID.

When: Saturday, May 18, 8 p.m.
Where: 81 L St., South Boston
Price: $5
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