Jan Nargi

Jan Nargi Jan Nargi is owner and creative director of JMN Publications, a marketing and public relations firm based in Boston, Mass. She provides consultation, communications, and writing services to clients in the health care, entertainment, financial, retail, manufacturing, non-profit, and sports industries. As a freelance writer, Jan has had hundreds of articles published in business and high-tech magazines. Theatrically, she has reviewed, written, directed, acted, produced, sung, danced, managed publicity, pounded nails, and designed lighting and sets. Jan has even acted in the occasional B-movie, playing a zombie, a psycho shrink, and a clueless news reporter. You may visit her on the web at www.jmnpublications.com.


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BWW REVIEW: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Is Hot, Hot, Hot in Ogunquit's Off-Broadway PreviewBWW REVIEW: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Is Hot, Hot, Hot in Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Preview
Posted: May. 25, 2018


BWW REVIEW: MOULIN ROUGE Spins Wildly At Boston's Restored Emerson ColonialBWW REVIEW: MOULIN ROUGE Spins Wildly At Boston's Restored Emerson Colonial
Posted: Aug. 5, 2018


BWW REVIEW: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Is a Lot to Swallow at A.R.T.BWW REVIEW: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Is a Lot to Swallow at A.R.T.
Posted: May. 26, 2018


BWW REVIEW: ALADDIN Is a Manic Ride on Disney's Magic CarpetBWW REVIEW: ALADDIN Is a Manic Ride on Disney's Magic Carpet
Posted: Jul. 21, 2018


BWW REVIEW: BRIGHT STAR Flickers at Hanover Theatre in WorcesterBWW REVIEW: BRIGHT STAR Flickers at Hanover Theatre in Worcester
Posted: Apr. 16, 2018


BWW REVIEW: SPEAKEASY'S 'IN THE HEIGHTS' HEATS UP BOSTON
June 23, 2013

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop homage to home is enjoying an extended run at the SpeakEasy Stage in Boston through June 30.

BWW REVIEW: 'AMADEUS' BORDERS ON DIVINE AT NEW REP
May 11, 2013

Virtuosic performances, perfectly orchestrated direction and exquisite period detail render the decadence and divinity beautifully in Peter Shaffer's Tony Award-winning 'Amadeus' at New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, Mass.

BWW INTERVIEW: STAGE AND SCREEN STAR STEFANIE POWERS DRAWS ON PERSONAL EXPERIENCE FOR 'LOOPED'
May 2, 2013

Beloved actress best known for television's 'Hart to Hart' steps into 'Looped' tour as the legendary stage and screen diva Tallulah Bankhead. Powers co-starred with Bankhead in the 1965 cult thriller 'Die! Die! My Darling!' which serves as inspiration for this Matthew Lombardo comedy.

BWW Interviews: Cathy Rigby Takes Final Flight as 'PETER PAN'
April 23, 2013

The high-flying actress, and former award-winning gymnast, Cathy Rigby ends her decades-spanning reign as 'Peter Pan' in one final run in Boston April 23-28. She brings her relationship with the boy who won't grow up full circle by ending her national tour in the city where it all began in 1990 to rave reviews.

NEW REP ADDS FINAL 'MASTER CLASS' PERFORMANCE TONIGHT AT 7:30
April 21, 2013

Patrons have one last chance to see Amelia Broome's masterful performance as opera diva Maria Callas in 'Master Class' this Sunday at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m. at New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, Mass.

BWW REVIEW: BOOK OF MORMON IS GOD AWFUL
April 11, 2013

'The Book of Mormon' may be outrageous, irreverent, and puerile in the extreme, but the most offensive thing about this insipid show is its insulting lack of wit.

BWW REVIEW: 'Raisin,' 'Clybourne Park' End Runs in Boston
April 6, 2013

Boston audiences have one last chance to see both the Huntington Theatre Company's knockout production of Lorraine Hansberry's landmark 1959 drama 'A Raisin in the Sun' and its modern-day follow-up, 'Clybourne Park,' running coincidentally in tandem at SpeakEasy Stage in the Boston Center for the Arts.

BWW REVIEW: A.R.T.'s 'GLASS MENAGERIE' IS A DELICATE BALANCE OF POWER AND POETRY
February 21, 2013

Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany blends the strength and delicacy of Tennessee Williams' haunting memory play The Glass Menagerie into a heart-breaking metaphor for the fragility of dreams

BWW REVIEW: PIPPIN Comes of Age in A.R.T. Revival
January 8, 2013

Dazzling acrobatics, insightful direction, shrewd performances, and rich new orchestrations make this creaky 1970s pop musical a timely and timeless exploration of personal fulfillment and existential angst

EXCLUSIVE: Circus Gypsy Takes PIPPIN to New Heights at A.R.T.
January 2, 2013

Director Diane Paulus' bold new staging of the beloved 1970s pop musical 'Pippin' incorporates daring circus acrobatics with the original Bob Fosse choreography in order to push the theatrical envelope when it comes to being 'extraordinary'

BWW REVIEW: AN 'OUR TOWN' FOR OUR TIME
December 17, 2012

David Cromer's stunning reimagining of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'Our Town' reverberates with life and longing in the Huntington Theatre Company production now at the Boston Center for the Arts

BWW REVIEW: 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL' IS A TIMELESS TRADITION AT NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE
December 11, 2012

North Shore Music Theatre's 22nd edition of Jon Kimbell's delightful musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic is as vibrant and moving as ever thanks to gorgeous visuals, stunning special effects, beautiful music, and a perfect cast led by the inimitable David Coffee as Ebeneezer Scrooge

BWW REVIEW: Pain Runs Deep in Huntington's BETRAYAL
November 26, 2012

Boston's Huntington Theatre Company presents a penetrating look beneath the surface of sex, lies and loneliness in its taut revival of Harold Pinter's 1978 memory play 'Betrayal' now through December 9 at the B.U. Theatre

BWW REVIEW: WAR HORSE Is a Simple Story Spectacularly Told
October 17, 2012

The horror and humanity of WWI are brought vividly to life in the national tour of 'War Horse,' the 2011 Tony Award-winning Best Play featuring the remarkable life-size, and life-like, horses of Handspring Puppet Company.

BWW REVIEWS: It's a Hard Knock Life on Boston Stages
October 13, 2012

It's your last chance to catch scintillating Boston area premieres of two recent Broadway hits about hope in the midst of hardscrabble lives - 'The Motherf**ker with the Hat' at SpeakEasy Stage and 'Good People' at the Huntington. Both end this weekend.

BWW REVIEW: Cast, Direction Keep KITE RUNNER Aloft
October 2, 2012

'The Kite Runner' at New Repertory Theatre in Watertown provides uplift and hope by charting the very personal - and painful - journey of an imperfect but redeemable hero.

BWW INTERVIEW: Debra Jo Rupp Does Dr. Ruth
September 29, 2012

Debra Jo Rupp is currently back at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield for a limited return engagement (through October 7) of Mark St. Germain's 'Dr. Ruth, All the Way' which enjoyed a sold-out 36-performance world premiere run this summer.

BWW REVIEW: MARIE ANTOINETTE Sheds Light on Royal Pain
September 18, 2012

A.R.T.'s world premiere of David Adjmi's dark comedy 'Marie Antoinette' explores the complex woman beneath the myth while drawing parallels between the infamously over-privileged French monarchy and America's 1%

Sally Struthers Punches into Ogunquit's '9 to 5'
September 10, 2012

Veteran television comedienne Sally Struthers is working overtime to bring much needed laughs to an otherwise hit or miss production of Dolly Parton's '9 to 5: The Musical' at Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine

BILLY ELLIOT Rises and Shines in Boston
August 17, 2012

National tour of Broadway's Tony Award-winning 'Billy Elliot' retains all the power and punch of the original



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