Huntington Adds GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER to 2014-15 Season
Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's Best Theatre of 2013, announces that a new stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner will kick off the 2014-2015 Season with performances beginning September 5. The adaptation by August Wilson collaborator Todd Kreidler and directed by David Esbjornson (All My Sons at the Huntington) joins the previously announced six subscription titles plus a special presentation directed by the visionary David Cromer (Our Town).
The 2014-2015 Season will include four plays at the Boston University Theatre on the Avenue of the Arts, three plays at the Wimberly Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, and a special presentation in the Roberts Studio Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.
THE COMPLETE 2014-2015 SEASON LINEUP
· Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, a warm family comedy by Todd Kreidler based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay by William Rose; directed by David Esbjornson (All My Sons); at the Boston University Theatre September 5 - October 5, 2014
· Ether Dome, a provocative medical thriller by Elizabeth Egloff set at Boston's own Massachusetts General hospital; directed by Michael Wilson (Now or Later); produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse and Hartford Stage; at the Wimberly Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA October 17 - November 16, 2014
· Awake and Sing!, the stirring American classic by Clifford Odets about an unforgettable American family; directed by Melia Bensussen (Luck of the Irish); at the Boston University Theatre November 7 - December 7, 2014
· Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang's (Betty's Summer Vacation) smash-hit Broadway comedy and 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play; directed by former Huntington Artistic Director Nicholas Martin (Betty's Summer Vacation, Laughing Wild, and Present Laughter); at the Boston University Theatre January 2 - February 1, 2015
· The Second Girl, a moving new Irish drama by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ronan Noone (Brendan and The Atheist) inspired by Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night; directed by Campbell Scott (The Atheist); at the Wimberly Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA January 16 - February 15, 2015
· The Colored Museum, the scathing comedy by George C. Wolfe that redefined what it means to be black in contemporary America; directed by Tony Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots); at the Boston University Theatre March 6 - April 5, 2015
· after all the terrible things i do, a timely new drama by A. Rey Pamatmat about bullying and second chances; directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (Smart People and Rapture, Blister, Burn); at the Wimberly Theatre in the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA May 22 - June 20, 2015
- PLUS -
· Come Back, Little Sheba, an intimate new production of William Inge's classic play by visionary director David Cromer (Our Town); in the Roberts Studio Theatre at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA March 27 - April 26, 2015. Note: Come Back, Little Sheba is not part of the 2014-2015 subscription season - tickets sold separately.