This past Saturday an impromptu performance at the Huntington Mall began with a shout known to all musical lovers:
'Pulitzer and Hearst, they think we're nothing' Are we nothing'?'
To which an excited mob of newsies replied tenaciously, 'No!'
Audiences were then treated to an impressive flash mob rendition of 'The World Will Know' during a lull in the Macy's Prom Fashion Event. After this commanding performance, there's no doubt in anybody's mind just how great First Stage Theatre Company's production of Newsies will be. (more...)
The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) celebrated more than two dozen outstanding actors, directors, designers, and ensembles at The 36th Annual Elliot Norton Awards ceremony at the Huntington Avenue Theatre last night. The coveted Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence was presented to Leigh Barrett, Robert J. Eagle received a Special Citation in honor of his 50 years at Reagle Music Theatre, and the Guest of Honor Award went to internet sensation Randy Rainbow. (more...)
Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) presents Boston Theater Marathon XX, featuring 50 ten-minute plays, written by 51 New England playwrights, and produced by 50 New England theatres in ten hours. (more...)
The Theatre Arts Program at Sacred Heart University presents In the Heights, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, winner of four Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score. In the Heights was the debut Broadway musical for Miranda, who also wrote the smash hit, Hamilton. (more...)
Actress Emily Blunt, longtime supporter and enthusiastic American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) board member, will host the 11th annual Freeing Voices Changing Lives Benefit Gala on June 26 to be held at Guastavino's in New York City. (more...)