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Ibrahim Miari's IN BETWEEN Plays New Rep, Now thru 4/20Ibrahim Miari's IN BETWEEN Plays New Rep, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/4/2014) - New Repertory Theatre announces IN BETWEEN, written and performed by Ibrahim Miari, today, April 4 - 20, 2014.


Winthrop Playmakers Continue 75th Season with DOUBT, Now thru 4/12Winthrop Playmakers Continue 75th Season with DOUBT, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/4/2014) - Be a part of something different and join the Winthrop Playmakers as they continue their milestone 75th season with their upcoming production of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer-Prize winning drama Doubt: A Parable.


Huntington Adds GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER to 2014-15 SeasonHuntington Adds GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER to 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/3/2014) - 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).


Boston Teen Acting Troupe Presents THE DREAM OF THE BURNING BOY, Now thru 4/12Boston Teen Acting Troupe Presents THE DREAM OF THE BURNING BOY, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/3/2014) - From today, April 3 - April 12, 2014, The Boston Teen Acting Troupe will present the New England premiere of THE DREAM OF THE BURNING BOY, the hit Off-Broadway drama by David West Read. This will be the first production entirely produced, directed, acted and designed by teenagers. The play will be directed by Jack Serio and performed in The Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at The Boston Center for The Arts, 527 Tremont St in Boston's South End.


New Repertory Theatre Stages OUR LADY, Now thru 4/27New Repertory Theatre Stages OUR LADY, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/3/2014) - New Repertory Theatre announces OUR LADY, written and performed by James Fluhr, today, APRIL 3 - 27, 2014. Performed in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, in Watertown, MA. Tickets are $36 and may be purchased by calling the box office at 617-923-8487 or online at newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. The press performance will be Today, April 3, 7:30pm.


Whistler in the Dark Theatre Continues Caryl Churchill Celebration with FAR AWAY, Running Now thru 4/19Whistler in the Dark Theatre Continues Caryl Churchill Celebration with FAR AWAY, Running Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/3/2014) - Whistler in the Dark Theatre continues their season-long celebration and exploration of acclaimed British playwright Caryl Churchill's work with a presentation of her 2000 dystopian fairy tale, FAR AWAY. Permeated with paranoia and fear, FAR AWAY shows us a fun-house mirror reflection of our world, a dystopian society where unspeakable horrors take place just offstage and the moral compass is shattered. By turns lyrical and prosaic, terrifying and shot through with a dark glinting humor, this fable of a society (and a planet) turning on itself is the work master playwright and political thinker at her best.


Shakespeare & Company to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE LANGUAGE THAT SHAPED A WORLD, 4/5-27Shakespeare & Company to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE LANGUAGE THAT SHAPED A WORLD, 4/5-27
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/2/2014) - Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World returns for another fun-filled, whirlwind tour through the life, times and works of William Shakespeare.


Davron Monroe to Receive Bob Jolly Award at IRNE's, 4/7Davron Monroe to Receive Bob Jolly Award at IRNE's, 4/7
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/2/2014) - The Bob Jolly Charitable Trust, established by the late Boston actor, has announced Boston actor Davron Monroe as the first recipient of the Bob Jolly Award. A $2,000 recognition, Bob Jolly created the Trust and the Award to recognize and encourage a local actor or actress who shared Jolly's commitment to the Boston theater community.


FSPA Students to Travel to Walt Disney World This Month; DISNEY SHOWCASE Set for 4/11FSPA Students to Travel to Walt Disney World This Month; DISNEY SHOWCASE Set for 4/11
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/1/2014) - Thirty-four local students from the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) will travel to Walt Disney World during the April school break to perform for Disney audiences and participate in master classes with Disney performers, choreographers and directors.


Olympia Dukakis to Receive 2014 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award at Wheelock Family Theatre, 5/19Olympia Dukakis to Receive 2014 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award at Wheelock Family Theatre, 5/19
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/1/2014) - The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced Academy Award-winner and international star of stage, television and film OLYMPIA DUKAKIS will receive the 2014 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday, May 19 at The Wheelock Family Theatre, 200 The Riverway, Boston. The ceremony highlights will feature nominated musical performances, The Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence, and other surprises. Tickets are $30 for ceremony and party, and available through the WFT box office, 617-879-3200, or online at nortonawardsboston.com or OvationTix. (Use 'Norton2014' code to receive $10 off through April 30, 2014).


Hub Theatre Company of Boston's THREE DAYS OF RAIN Opens this FridayHub Theatre Company of Boston's THREE DAYS OF RAIN Opens this Friday
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/1/2014) - Theatre Company of Boston opens its second season with Three Days of Rain, a modern-day masterpiece by Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg at the First Church in Boston April 4-19.


MPAC to Stage THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 5/2-4MPAC to Stage THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, 5/2-4
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/1/2014) - The Milford Performing Arts Center's Full Circle Theatre Company presents The Diary of Anne Frank, a dramatization by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett based upon Anne's journal and which received the Tony Award for Best Play during its original Broadway run. An impassioned drama about the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic, The Diary of Anne Frank captures the realities of their daily existence - their fears, their hopes, their laughter, and their grief.


Tom Nelis Stars in, Aaron Posner and Teller Direct A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST, Beg. Tonight in Las VegasTom Nelis Stars in, Aaron Posner and Teller Direct A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST, Beg. Tonight in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(4/1/2014) - The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director, presents the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus.


Winthrop Playmakers to Continue 75th Season with DOUBT, 4/4-12Winthrop Playmakers to Continue 75th Season with DOUBT, 4/4-12
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/31/2014) - Be a part of something different and join the Winthrop Playmakers as they continue their milestone 75th season with their upcoming production of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer-Prize winning drama Doubt: A Parable.


BWW Reviews: Beckett, Bananas, and Barkhimer Make REEL TO REEL Go RoundBWW Reviews: Beckett, Bananas, and Barkhimer Make REEL TO REEL Go Round
by Nancy Grossman (Boston)

(3/31/2014) - Fort Point Theatre Channel pairs Samuel Beckett's KRAPP'S LAST TAPE with THE ARCHIVES by local playwright Skylar Fox for an engaging double bill. Steven Barkhimer in the former and Sally Nutt, Allison Smith, and Karin Trachtenberg in the latter all give quality performances in two one-acts that reflect on memory, regret, and preservation.


WAM Theatre Announces Cast List for Staged Reading of BLUE STOCKINGSWAM Theatre Announces Cast List for Staged Reading of BLUE STOCKINGS
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/30/2014) - WAM Theatre is pleased to announce the cast for a staged reading of Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale. Blue Stockings premiered to critical acclaim at London's Globe Theatre last year and will be presented by WAM Theatre on Sunday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m. at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. The reading will be followed by a talkback with the actors and director. Blue Stockings is the first in WAM Theatre's new Fresh Takes Play Reading series, which offers new and reimagined works that tell women's stories.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30
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(3/30/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 30, 2014.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30
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(3/30/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 30, 2014.


BWW Reviews: Suddenly Absurdist in Imaginary Beasts's LOVERS' QUARRELSBWW Reviews: Suddenly Absurdist in Imaginary Beasts's LOVERS' QUARRELS
by Alex Lonati (Boston)

(3/30/2014) - In Imaginary Beasts's mission statement, they refer to the art they create as adventurous, non-traditional, and for an eclectic public. I have seen few shows that adhere to their company's mission statement better than this one. This weekend, I attended Imaginary's Beasts's production of Lovers' Quarrels, a fairly unknown Moliere piece, and have to say that adventurous and non-traditional hit the nail right on the head.


Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 3/30/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW (Boston)

(3/30/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Boston


Venezuelan Ensemble 7/4 Comes to Boston, 4/13 &18Venezuelan Ensemble 7/4 Comes to Boston, 4/13 &18
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/29/2014) - At the beginning of 2011, four Venezuelan trumpet players, all products of the Venezuelan System of Children and Youth Orchestras (El Sistema), decided to explore and conquer new musical frontiers beyond their experience as an academic trumpet quartet, having as their ambition to play not only the Venezuelan repertoire but also the vast repertoire of the entire American continent. To achieve this they invited to their ensemble three outstanding performers of the Venezuelan cuatro, the double bass and percussion to create a unique new musical organization.


FUDGE Opens JACK THE RIPPER Tonight at Boston Playwright's TheatreFUDGE Opens JACK THE RIPPER Tonight at Boston Playwright's Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/29/2014) - Tonight, March 29 at 8:00pm The FUDGE Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director, Joey DeMita) will open their 13th Anniversary Season's Premiere Production of Steven Bergman & Christopher-Michael DiGrazia's musical interpretation of the London media frenzy that fueled the story of a series of five butchered prostitutes into a bonfire that is still burning today, one hundred and twenty six years later.


Liars & Believers to Bring ICARUS to OBERON, May 1-11Liars & Believers to Bring ICARUS to OBERON, May 1-11
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/28/2014) - After a successful launch in Cambridge, a capacity crowd at Boston's Outside the Box 2013 and an acclaimed run in New York last summer, ICARUS flies back to Boston for a two-week run at OBERON. Liars & Believers, a local experimental theatre company and Resident Artists at OBERON, will present its new iteration of this myth May 1-11.


BWW Review: Jason Robert Brown Teaches Harvard a Thing or TwoBWW Review: Jason Robert Brown Teaches Harvard a Thing or Two
by Nancy Grossman (Boston)

(3/28/2014) - Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist Jason Robert Brown is the Blodgett Artist in Residence at the Harvard University Department of Music for the spring term and he gave the equivalent of a master class last night at Oberon. In a seventy-five minute performance, Brown served a buffet of delicious morsels from his musical theater canon and had the audience eating out of his hand.


Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose Bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires This WeekendJayne Atkinson and Susan Rose Bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/28/2014) - Two-time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson (CRIMINAL MINDS, HOUSE OF CARDS) will direct a benefit production of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge today and tomorrow, March 28th and 29th as part of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers.


Apollinaire Theatre Presents STUPID F**KING BIRD, Now thru 4/6Apollinaire Theatre Presents STUPID F**KING BIRD, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/28/2014) - In this irreverent, contemporary, and wickedly funny 'sort of adaptation' of Chekhov's The Seagull, award-winning playwright Aaron Posner stages a timeless battle between young and old, past and present, in search of the true meaning of it all.


Melinda Lopez's BECOMING CUBA Begins Tonight at HuntingtonMelinda Lopez's BECOMING CUBA Begins Tonight at Huntington
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/28/2014) - Huntington Theatre Company continues its 2013-2014 Season with playwright-in-residence Melinda Lopez's latest play, the stirring new drama Becoming Cuba. Huntington Associate Producer M. Bevin O'Gara makes her Huntington directorial debut of the Huntington's playwright-in-residence's latest work. Performances of Becoming Cuba begin at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA tonight, March 28. Due to popular demand, the run has been extended to May 3, 2014.


Marg Helgenberger to Star in Barrington Stage's THE OTHER PLACE, 5/21-6/14Marg Helgenberger to Star in Barrington Stage's THE OTHER PLACE, 5/21-6/14
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/27/2014) - Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, is proud to announce Emmy Award-winner and Golden Globe nominee Marg Helgenberger will star in the Berkshire premiere of Sharr White's The Other Place, kicking off BSC's 20th Anniversary Season, from May 21 through June 14 on the St. Germain Stage, directed by BSC Associate Artist Christopher Innvar.


Diane Paulus-Helmed FINDING NEVERLAND World Premiere, New Play by Eve Ensler and More Set for A.R.T.'s 2014-15 Season!Diane Paulus-Helmed FINDING NEVERLAND World Premiere, New Play by Eve Ensler and More Set for A.R.T.'s 2014-15 Season!
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/27/2014) - The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Managing Director William Russo, has announced its 2014/15 Season.


ANNAPURNA, THE AMISH PROJECT & More Set for Chester Theatre Company's 25th SeasonANNAPURNA, THE AMISH PROJECT & More Set for Chester Theatre Company's 25th Season
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/27/2014) - Chester Theatre Company will present its 25th Anniversary season from June 25th to August 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA. This landmark year will include J.T. Roger's haunting mystery MADAGASCAR, Sharr White's sharp comedy ANNAPURNA, Caryl Churchill's futuristic thriller A NUMBER, and Jessica Dickey's transformative one-woman show THE AMISH PROJECT.


Dunfield Theatre Cambridge to Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, 4/16-5/4Dunfield Theatre Cambridge to Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, 4/16-5/4
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/27/2014) - The Dunfield Theatre Cambridge is getting ready to shift from music of the British invasion to outrageous British humour. Run For Your Wife is a classic farce that will take audiences on a laugh-a-minute ride from April 16th to May 4th.


KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, SCENES FROM IRAQ and More Set for Fort Point Theatre Channel in 2014KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, SCENES FROM IRAQ and More Set for Fort Point Theatre Channel in 2014
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/27/2014) - The eclectic nature of Fort Point Theatre Channel's 2014 programming is a direct result of the creative forces that drive FPTC's 15 artistic directors. These artists are rooted in Boston's only arts-centered neighborhood and resident in a building that is now experiencing a tenant-to-owner momentum. FPTC celebrates its 7th year amidst this surge of artistic development specifically within their Midway neighborhood, an especially exciting place to be at the moment.


FPTC Presents 'Reel To Reel' Double Bill, Now thru 4/12FPTC Presents 'Reel To Reel' Double Bill, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/27/2014) - Reel To Reel: double bill with Krapp's Last Tape and The Archives; presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. Performances run today, March 27-April 12: Thurs.-Sat. at 8 pm, with special 4 pm matinees on Sun. Mar. 30, Sun. April 6, and Sat. April 12.


SpeakEasy Stage's THE WHALE Extends Through 4/12SpeakEasy Stage's THE WHALE Extends Through 4/12
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/26/2014) - Due to critical and popular acclaim, SpeakEasy Stage Company is adding one additional week of performances to its New England premiere production of THE WHALE by Samuel D. Hunter.


BWW Reviews: TALLEY'S FOLLY Past Its PrimeBWW Reviews: TALLEY'S FOLLY Past Its Prime
by Nancy Grossman (Boston)

(3/26/2014) - Merrimack Repertory Theatre cranks up the way back machine to transport the audience to Lebanon, Missouri, on July 4, 1944, in Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winner TALLEY'S FOLLY, but the play chugs along on fumes, despite the best efforts of all parties.


HEARTBEAT OF HOME Runs Now thru 4/6 at Wang TheatreHEARTBEAT OF HOME Runs Now thru 4/6 at Wang Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/26/2014) - Heartbeat of Home, the electrifying new music and dance spectacular created by the producers and director of Riverdance, will make its East Coast debut in a limited engagement at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre. Playing tonight, March 26 through Sunday, April 6, press night is set for Thursday, March 27 at 8:00 pm. Presented in Boston by the Citi Performing Arts Center, MSG Entertainment and Larry Magid Entertainment, tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, December 20.


BIG APPLE CIRCUS Brings New Show- LUMINOCITY on City Hall Plaza, Now thru 5/11BIG APPLE CIRCUS Brings New Show- LUMINOCITY on City Hall Plaza, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/25/2014) - It's the vivacity! It's the velocity! It's the LUMINOCITY - the All-New Show from the Big Apple Circus! Now in its 36th Season, the Big Apple Circus celebrates the vitality of life at the city epicenter, the Crossroads of the World! Catch all the verve, the high-spirits and racing-pulse thrills of the World's Greatest Circus Artists in one ring under our intimate Big Top, where no seat is more than 50 feet from ringside! The Big Apple Circus presents LUMINOCITY in its annual Boston engagement at City Hall Plaza from today, March 25 through Sunday, May 11, 2014.


Un-Common Theatre Offers Two Scholarships for High School Seniors; Application Deadline 4/15Un-Common Theatre Offers Two Scholarships for High School Seniors; Application Deadline 4/15
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/24/2014) - The Un-Common Theatre Company is currently accepting applications for two $500 college scholarships.


BWW Review: Huntington Theatre Company's THE SEAGULL: Artists at WorkBWW Review: Huntington Theatre Company's THE SEAGULL: Artists at Work
by Nancy Grossman (Boston)

(3/24/2014) - Kate Burton, accomplished Chekhovian actress, plays onstage mother to her son Morgan Ritchie in the Huntington Theatre Company's production of THE SEAGULL, featuring an ensemble of local favorites and Broadway veterans. Director Maria Aitken leads a stellar team of designers to create magic at the BU Theatre.


ArtsBoston Launches ARTventurousArtsBoston Launches ARTventurous
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/24/2014) - ArtsBoston announced today the official launch of Get ARTventurous presented by MassMutual (www.artsboston.org/adventure) offering over 8,000 half-price tickets to more than 50 spring performances for kids and teens, fun activities in partnership with BostonCentral, and an exclusive opportunity to enter-to-win one year family memberships to the Museum of Science and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Get ARTventurous runs March 24 - April 28, 2014.



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