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Theater

Director delves into 17th-century desire, decay

By Catherine Foster
Globe Staff / November 21, 2004

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CAMBRIDGE -- In the last Restoration comedy he did, British director Mark Wing-Davey had a trough built around the stage containing decaying matter to give the audience a whiff of the 17th century. For his newest production, John Vanbrugh's ''The Provok'd Wife," which begins previews at the American Repertory Theatre Saturday, the actors were instructed, as part of the rehearsal ... (Full article: 1218 words)

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