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THE ONION CELLAR PRESS

THE ONION CELLAR PRESS
  12/2006

Somewhere in "The Onion Cellar," with its crashingly gorgeous music, its poetic images of bottled tears and scrawled sorrows, and its sleekly decadent Weimar/Vegas milieu, there's a fascinating play trying to get out. If this collaboration between the American Repertory Theatre and the Dresden Dolls provides only glimpses of that potential work, it's enough to make us long to see it in a more coherent form.
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12/2006

Cut to a theater in Cambridge, Mass. five minutes walk from Harvard Square, the throbbing corner of the East Coast where intelligentsia meets tourism. I am sitting on a bar stool watching Amanda Palmer of the Dresden Dolls drilling mercilessly into her piano, her grin rouge red and her feet encased in stockings.
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12/2006

Life is an onion cellar, old chum. At least it is in this wild excursion into a place where cabaret meets art-rock by way of experimental theater. Although it was a reportedly bumpy collaboration between ART and Boston-based "Brechtian punk" duo the Dresden Dolls, the result is a music-theater wonderland that is mysterious, maddening and oddly moving.
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12/2006

The first thing you'll notice on entering the theatre is that it feels much more like attending a night club or a concert than you'd expect from the ART. Drink tickets are on sale in the lobby (we advise against the chardonnay) and in place of ushers, there are waitstaff who will take you to your table.
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